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After the mysterious death of her husband, Norma Bates buys a motel in the coastal town of White Pine Bay, giving herself and teenage son Norman a chance to begin anew. Shy Norman is reluctant at first, but with the help of his mother -- with whom he shares an intensely close relationship -- the boy begins to open up to others and make new friends.
The series comes from executive producers Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights") and inspired by the seminal 1960 horror film "Psycho".
- Vera Farmiga
- Freddie Highmore
- Max Thieriot
- Olivia Cooke
- Nicola Peltz
- Nestor Carbonell
- Kenny Johnson
A replica of the original Motel set from the film Psycho was built on location at in Aldergrove, British Columbia, where portions of the series were filmed. The original house and motel is located in Universal Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles. After filming was completed for the series, the Motel exterior set in Aldergrove was demolished.
Did you know?
- The wifi password for the motel is MOTHER.
- Series Writer Bill Balas actually has cystic fibrosis, and was the inspiration for the Emma Decody character being afflicted with the disease.
- Rihanna shot all of her scenes in five days due to her busy schedule.
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