‘The Terror: Infamy’ Co-Creator Alexander Woo Signs Overall Deal With Netflix

Former “True Blood” writer will develop, write and produce content across drama and science fiction genres for the streaming service

Last Updated: February 12, 2020 @ 1:03 PM

Alexander Woo, the co-creator of AMC’s “The Terror: Infamy,” has signed an overall deal with Netflix, the streaming service announced Monday.

Under the agreement, Woo will develop, write and produce content across drama and science fiction genres for Netflix.

“We admire Alexander Woo’s passion for innovative storytelling and creating characters and narratives that captivate and transcend genres,” Peter Friedlander, Netflix’s vice president of original series, said. We’re excited to have him on board and look forward to seeing what his creative talents bring to the screen next.”

“I love telling stories with an urgency and a reason for being, and can’t wait to tell those stories together with my new partners at Netflix,” Woo added. “I’m also grateful to AMC for giving me the opportunity to do that with ‘The Terror: Infamy.'”

Woo is the co-creator, showrunner and executive producer of the second installment in AMC’s “The Terror” anthology series, “The Terror: Infamy,” which was set during World War II, and centered on a series of bizarre deaths that haunted a Japanese-American community. The 10-episode season aired last year between August and October.

His previous TV credits include HBO’s “True Blood,” Showtime’s “Sleeper Cell,” NBC’s “LAX,” Fox’s “Wonderfalls” and the WGN America series “Manhattan.”

On the film side, Woo developed and wrote the screen adaptation of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” at HBO.

Deadline first reported the news of Woo’s deal with Netflix.

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