According to Deadline.com, ABC Family may be producing a series called The Final Girls based on the horror movie trope of the same name. The project hasn’t yet been picked up for a pilot, but so far director Steve Miner is attached to the project, and so is one of the most famous final girls: Jamie Lee Curtis of the original Halloween franchise.
As the name implies, “final girl” refers to the last girl left alive at the end of a horror movie. I’ve talked about the role before, primarily in my discussion of the series that I feel does the best work with them, A Nightmare on Elm Street, so I don’t think I need to discuss the trope itself too much. What I plan to do today is speculate on what this new series may become and how excited I am for it.