Stephen King’s ‘Tommyknockers’ To Be Developed Into A Movie
More Stephen King is heading to the big screen.
Stephen King's 1987 novel Tommyknockers will be developed into a movie. Variety reports the latest King book-to-movie will be produced by James Wan and Roy Lee. The idea is currently being shopped around for studio backing.
Variety describes the plot as "a town in Maine that falls under the influence of a dangerous gas from an unearthed spacecraft. The gas begins to transform residents, giving them enhanced abilities, but also making them violent."
In 1993 the novel was developed as a ABC TV miniseries.
Lots of King will be on both the big and small screens over the coming years. The next chapter of IT and the revamped Pet Sematary movies are due out in 2019. Castle Rock, a series set in the King multiverse, debuts on Hulu this summer. A poem King wrote in the '60s called The Bone Church is being transformed into a TV series. Plus the wheels are in motion for a Doctor Sleep film adaptation. The novel is a follow-up to The Shining.