Stephen King’s Mile 81 Is Becoming a Movie
The legendary author Stephen King saw his stories transformed into theatrical films dating back to the 80's and since then he's never stopped . King's novels and short stories, which have been adapted to film or television, have almost no end, some even receiving several adaptations. It's very clear that people still love King's work just as much as decades ago, because work-based films have proven to be huge box-office successes. At present, the next film based on one of King's literary works will be a forthcoming film entitled Mile 81 based on the 2011 King's News bearing the same name. The film will be directed by Alistair Legrand ( The Diabolical ), according to a scenario co-written by Legrand and Luke Harvis. Ross M. Dinerstein (Netflix 1922 ) produced.
Located at an abandoned rest stop, a summary indicates that the film "will follow Pete, 12, his brother and a group of foreigners who have to fight to survive as they are driven out by a force mysterious ". Readers of the news will know that this force is a kind of evil outsider taking the form of a break. Good Samaritans have the misfortune to try to help when they see what seems to be a broken down car are consumed by the vehicle. An alternative version of the story was later published in the collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams which added more characters and death scenes.
Mile 81 [Mille81 was originally published as an ebook in 2011, with an excerpt from 11/22/63 which had to be published two months later. With 80 pages, it is much shorter than your typical Stephen King novels, but it is certainly still long enough to tell its own story. Because the film will be feature film, However, Legrand and Harvis are going to have to be creative to extend the story. Placed primarily in one place with a limited number of characters, it can be difficult to see the story successfully adapted as a movie, but it is not impossible. After all, Frank Darabont managed to do just that with the news of King The Mist .
What is certain is that King-based films have the potential to be blockbusters. In 2017, a film based on his popular novel He completely destroyed the box office, becoming one of the most profitable horror films of all time. Later this year will see the premiere of this much-awaited sequel, which should be equally successful. A new film based on Pet Sematary is also expected to arrive this spring after its world premiere at this year's South by Southwest conference and festivals. We will see if it reaches the same success of It but given the buzz generated by the film, there is a good chance that it will get very good results.
There is no release date yet. attached to the film Mile 81 . The script being written, the casting should begin soon. Filming should start in the autumn of this year, which means we will probably see the film in 2020 at the earliest. This information comes from the deadline.