Entertainment news site, Variety, has reported that Machinima, the Warner Bros. backed digital media company is partnering with horror writer Clive Barker for an upcoming live-action series based on the web series Creepy Pasta.Barker is best known for his creation of iconic horror stories such as Hellraiser and The Books of Blood.
The new series, titled “Clive Barker’s Creepy Pasta,” will bring horror fan fiction to live action and feature internet urban legends and memes such as the Slenderman and Ben Drowned from the site Creepy Pasta.Countless news sites reporting this story are incorrectly listing Creepy Pasta as the origin point of the Slenderman mythos. He actually had his genesis on “Something Awful” an internet based forum.
Since his creation, the figure has found his way into various forms of media, often, in a thinly veiled disguise, but the new series will portray the figure directly and derive it's story line from the internet tales.
Slenderman, it appears, is not quite done spreading his horror.