Dave Kajganich has spent the last decade developing The Terror for television. He comes to television from a career of writing and producing feature films, having worked at every major studio on projects including True Story, starring James Franco and Jonah Hill; A Bigger Splash, starring Ralph Fiennes; and the upcoming Suspiria, starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson. Kajganich is currently writing a psychological drama, The Riders, for director Ridley Scott. He also spent a decade as a professional wilderness guide and medic, and has told the haunting story of the lost Franklin expedition around many a campfire. The Terror is his first television series.