At completely different factors, late masters of horror George A. Romero and Tobe Hooper had been hooked up to direct diversifications of Stephen King‘s 2002 novel From a Buick 8, with William Brent Bell (The Boy, The Satan Inside) extra not too long ago hooked up. None of these diversifications ever got here to fruition, in fact, however Thomas Jane is spear-heading a brand new try.
Introduced in December 2019, Jane and producer Courtney Lauren Penn have joined forces to start out an organization referred to as Renegade Leisure, and so they’ve received their sights set on King’s From a Buick 8. Revealed by Jane on the most recent episode of podcast The Kingcast, dropped at our consideration by Slash Movie, Jim Mickle (Stake Land) has signed on to direct!
Mickle additionally directed We Are What We Are, Chilly in July and Within the Shadow of the Moon.
“From a Buick 8 centers around the rural town of Statler, Pennsylvania where the state police have kept a mysterious 1954 Buick Roadmaster in the shed behind the barracks for over twenty years. When the town is plagued by strange and supernatural events, it turns out the Buick isn’t what it seems to be.”
Thomas Jane has change into one thing of an everyday on this planet of Stephen King, showing in King diversifications Dreamcatcher, The Mist and most not too long ago, Netflix’s 1922.