Another Stephen King adaptation is coming to the big screen and it has been reported that the movie script will be penned by “A Quiet Place” writers.
Following the success of “A Quiet Place”, writers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods will be working with 20th Century Fox to develop Stephen King’s 1973 horror short “The Boogeyman”.
The team behind “Stranger Things” – Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen from 21 Laps will be producing the movie, Deadline reports.
“The Boogeyman” has always been a favourite among short filmmakers, but this will be the first time it’ll be adapted as a feature for the big screen.
The original short story of is about a father who recounts his trouble past to his psychiatrist regarding the deaths of his children who were murdered by an evil presence that lives in the closet.
Beck and Woods will also be writing for the sequel of “A Quiet Place”. The first film became a major box office hit, grossing $328 million worldwide, and received acclaim from critics.
Source: Deadline / Featured Image: Bloody Disgusting