In a shocking turn of events (insert sarcasm here), an entirely new Stephen King adaptation is on the way!
King is certainly the literary figure of the year, showcasing his eerie, gruesome, and enticing plots on screens everywhere. It appears that he won’t be taking a break anytime soon. Hollywood is already working on an adaptation of The Talisman.
Co-written with Peter Straub, The Talisman follows twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer as he embarks on a quest to obtain a magical talisman that can cure his dying mother. His desperate search thrusts him into a parallel world, known as the Territories, in which haunting presences await him.
The thrilling adventure will be written by Josh Boone, director of The Fault in Out Stars (2014) and New Mutants (2018). He will be joined by producer Frank Marshall and exectuive producer Michael Wright.
As audiences wait for further details, they can entertain themselves with other King adaptations. Netflix has released an adaptation of Gerald’s Game and will be premiere an adaptation of King’s horror novella 1922 on October 22nd.
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