For those of you keeping up with A&E's BATES MOTEL, the contemporary prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO, you'll get a kick out of this. The sketchbook that Norman finds at the hotel is available for download today on iTunes.
For those that are still catching up on the series, in A&E’s "Bates Motel" airing Mondays @ 10/9c, Norman Bates discovers a sketchbook hidden underneath the carpeting in one of the rooms at the Bates Motel. Inside, he finds Chinese writing and manga sketches, immediately becoming captivated by the drawings. Norman, along with his classmate and friend Emma Decody, begin to dig deeper into the story behind the sketches and stumble upon a bigger mystery than either of them could have imagined. As the season unfolds, more characters from the manga are introduced and more secrets exposed; this book is the story of one of those characters.
BATES MOTEL serves as a prequel to the most famous fright film of all-time, PSYCHO. BATES MOTEL will give viewers an intimate understanding of how Norman Bates’ psyche developed from his childhood through his teen years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand how his mother, Norma, and her lover damaged Norman, helping forge the most well-known serial killing motel owner in history.
Be sure to grab the book for free over at iTunes right HERE and remember, the show airs on A&E Mondays @ 10/9c.