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Bates Motel: Story to Screen with Carlton Cuse


An exclusive sneak peek of the first episode of "Bates Motel," the thrilling new series from A&E starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore. The contemporary prequel to the genre defining 'Psycho' promises to give viewers an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is. Attendees get a first look at the series and following the premiere, Guy Slattery, EVP of Marketing for A&E Network, will sit down with executive producer Carlton Cuse ("Lost") for a discussion and Q&A on how the series came to be & how fans will have opportunities to go in-depth with the series online.

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Director: Carlton Cuse

Executive Producer: Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin

Producer: Tucker Gates, Justis Greene

Screenwriter: Kerry Ehrin, Anthony Cipriano

Cinematographer: Thomas Yatsko

Editor: Christopher Nelson, ACE

Production Designer: Mark Freeborn

Principal Cast: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Nicola Peltz, W. Earl Brown, Nestor Carbonell, David Cubitt, Keegan Connor Tracy, Mike Vogel


Carlton Cuse served as showrunner, EP and head writer for all six seasons of "Lost" on ABC. During this time Cuse pioneered the development of the first transmedia content for a network series. He has received 10 Emmy Nominations for his work and has won 2 Emmys: for Best Drama Series and for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Media.