Sony Photos and Blumhouse are revving again up “Christine,” a brand new model of the Stephen King novel that Bryan Fuller is writing to direct. Jason Blum is producing for Blumhouse, and Vincenzo Natali and Steven Hoban are additionally producing.
The 1983 authentic was directed by John Carpenter a few shy teen who comes out of his shell after he buys a ’58 Plymouth Fury to repair up. The automotive has a thoughts of its personal, in addition to a murderous previous, and begins to vary the younger man and everybody round him in most harmful style.
Fuller has a strong sci-fi pedigree as a author and producer of the sequence “Star Trek: Discovery,” “American Gods,” “Hannibal,” “Heroes” and others. Fuller is getting underneath the hood with the intention is to maintain it in an ’80s time interval and grounded in King’s bestseller. It’s a superb time for the writer, who’s getting robust opinions for the Apple TV+ restricted sequence “Lisey’s Story” which King tailored from his novel.
Peter Kang is overseeing for Sony Photos. Fuller is repped by WME, Brillstein Leisure Companions and Ziffren Brittenham; King is repped by Paradigm.