James Wan groups up with “It” author to supply vampire film


“Salem’s Lot” has a number of TV film diversifications however Wan and Dauberman’s model might be
the primary huge display screen adaptation.

25 Apr – As soon as once more James Wan might be teaming up with long-time collaborator Gary Dauberman to adapt Stephen King’s “Salem’s Lot” to the large display screen.

Wan will produce the vampire film alongside Roy Lee and Mark Wolper, whereas Dauberman might be writing the script and in addition function govt produce, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.

No director is connected to the mission in the mean time however since each Wan and Dauberman have expertise directing horror films, they may step in because the helmer.

The duo are not any stranger to one another since each have labored collectively on a number of films in New Line’s “The Conjuring” Universe. Dauberman was largely concerned in a writing capability in that franchise however he might be making his directorial debut with this June’s “Annabelle Comes Residence”.

James Wan and Gary Dauberman can convey so much to the “Salem’s Lot” film adaptation
(Photograph supply: The Hollywood Reporter).

Dauberman’s contact may give “Salem’s Lot” the identical success as “It”, one other Stephen King novel-to-movie adaptation which he additionally penned, together with the upcoming sequel “It: Chapter 2”.

As for Wan, he’s additionally producing one other film primarily based on a Stephen King novel. Known as “The Tommyknockers”, he was initially reported because the director for the film however was later confirmed that he could be concerned as a producer as a substitute.

“Salem’s Lot” follows an creator who returns to his hometown to write down about an deserted mansion there. Because it seems, the home has been purchased by a mysterious man from Europe. The creator realises that on the identical time, the folks within the small city are slowly turning into vampires.

This would be the first film adaptation of the 1975 novel.

Beforehand, it was tailored right into a 1979 two-part TV miniseries, which obtained a TV film sequel in 1987. Its most up-to-date adaptation was yet one more two-part TV miniseries in 2004.


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