FX has announced they’re working on a follow-up to the book and film American Psycho, this time picking up on “hero” Patrick Bateman in his 50’s. Interesting. Wonder what kind of mid-life crisis sociopathic murderers go through.
In the pitch, Bateman would pick up a younger apprentice as part of some sick experiment on his part, which I guess would jack up the sex appeal beyond that of a middle-aged serial killer.
The premise sounds ridiculous, but then again, so was the premise that inspired it. Further, FX has gone a long way in the past few years, and though there may have been some missteps, they’ve proven with Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story, and Sons of Anarchy that they can dabble in camp about as well as anyone else can.