Mike Flanagan, the horror auteur behind The Haunting of Hill Home and final yr’s theatrical model of Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, is hooked up to yet one more King property: the 2014 novel Revival.
Deadline stories that Flanagan will write an adaptation of the novel “with an choice to direct,” so he’s not confirmed but to do the latter. Flanagan can also be going to produce the undertaking alongside along with his common producing accomplice, Trevor Macy, by their Intrepid Photos banner.
Revival has been acclaimed as considered one of King’s higher latest novels, and at 405 pages, considered one of his extra succinct. The plot follows a younger boy named Jamie Morton and his friendship with small-town minister Charles Jacobs. Years later, lengthy after Jacobs misplaced his religion following an unspeakable tragedy, the 2 meet once more and Jamie finally ends up helping Jacobs in grim experiments that contain utilizing electrical energy to open a gateway to the afterlife.
If Flanagan does direct as effectively (and we hope he does), it is going to be the third King story he’s directed since 2017. The primary was his glorious adaptation of Gerald’s Sport — a ebook usually deemed “unfilmable” — for Netflix, starring Carla Gugino.