'Bates Motel' Teasers Set the Mood for Murder (Video)

Young Norman
Joe Lederer

Highmore's 16-year-old Norman is described as a sweet yet refined boy in the network's Psycho prequel. 

Judging from two new clips for A&E's Bates Motel, guest will be checking in but they won't quite be enjoying the hospitality.  

In a pair of new teasers for the cable network's upcoming Psycho prequel series, a body appears to be hanging on the property -- on fire -- and another presumed guest is clinging to life and handcuffed to the pipes of a sink.

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Currently filming in Vancouver, Up in the Air Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga will play the tainted mother to Norman (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's Freddie Highmore) in the drama from Lost's Carlton Cuse and Friday Night Lights' Kerry Ehrin.

Check out the clips, below, and hit the comments if you'll be checking into the A&E drama, set to premiere early next year.