Lonely Boy turns Stalker Boy in Lifetime’s latest series, which merges Pretty Little Liars-style chills (nice to see you again, Shay Mitchell) with a Gossip Girl-esque plot: cute guy falls for pretty blonde, best friend gets jealous… oh, except this cute guy is a serious stalker/murderer.
Based on Caroline Kepne’s novel of the same name and with the executive producers of Riverdale at the helm, You centres around bookshop manager Joe (played by Dan Humphreys Penn Badgley), whose obsession with an aspiring author quickly turns sinister. Watch the trailer below:
“What would you do for love?” asks the Lifeline synopsis, as reported by US Elle. “Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle – and person – in his way.”
Sounds a lot like Blair Waldorf (minus the murdering) to us.
You premieres on September 9 on Lifetime. We know you’ll find a way to watch it here.