With what seems like a hundred different adaptations of Stephen King’s novels each year, it’s worth noting when the author actually has something cool to say about one of them. Netflix is set to debut a feature film version of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, which is based on King’s novel, later this year. Taking to Twitter, King revealed that he has seen an almost complete version of the adaptation and has a lot of praise for what writer/director John Lee Hancock was able to achieve.
King tweeted: “I just watched a close-up cut of MR. HARRIGAN’S PHONE, written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and it’s nothing short of spectacular. Donald Sutherland, Jaden Martel. Netflix. This fall.” As the king mentioned, This And knives out Star Jaden Martel appears together in film body snatchers attack‘ star Donald Sutherland, who will play Titanic. Mr. Harrigan’s phone Blumhouse and Ryan Murphy.
published as part of if it bleeds collection of novels, Mr. Harrigan’s phone follows a young boy in Maine who befriends the retired and titular Mr. Harrigan, does chores for him around the house and eventually buys him a smart phone. After Mr. Harrigan’s death, he puts his phone in his pocket before the funeral, and receives a mysterious answer after leaving a voicemail for him one night. Chris McCumber and Jeremy Gould of Blumhouse Television executive produced the film adaptation, along with Scott Greenberg.
Mr. Harrigan’s phone Marks the latest Stephen King adaptation from Blumhouse who recently released a reboot of Firestarter. Blumhouse is also working on its adaptation breathing method From frightening Director Scott Derrickson. If it was up to Jason Blum though he was telling us another adaptation he’s looking forward to making.
“We didn’t get it, but I’d love to dead zone, It would be cool, to have a reboot that would be cool in some way,” Blum confirmed in a previous interview with ComicBook.com. “We don’t have it, I know we don’t have it. It’s a pity we don’t have it but we don’t have it.”
Unlike other Stephen King books whose rights have been stripped for adaptation as a single, if it bleeds The rights to all four of its stories were divided among several parties, although Netflix would be home to three of them. in addition to the following Mr. Harrigan’s phoneStory rat is picked up by Ben Stiller who will apparently produce, direct, and star; and the life of chuck Darren Aronofsky’s protozoa, currently only fused to produce adaptations. Titled “If It Bleeds” the story has not yet been substituted by a production company.
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