27 February 2013 4:32 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Ready for the official story details for Blumhouse Productions' Mercy? Read on for the skinny pertaining to the Mark Duplass fantasy-horror project based on a short from Stephen King’s Skeleton Crew collection.

The flick, from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, stars Dylan McDermott, Frances O'Connor, Chandler Riggs, Joel Courtney, Shirley Knight, and Chris Browning.

Peter Cornwell is directing this adaptation of the Stephen King short story from his Skeleton Crew novel from a script by Matt Greenberg. Jason Blum will produce with McG and Mary Viola from Wonderland Sound and Vision.

Synopsis

Based on a short story by Stephen King, Mercy tells the tale of two young boys (“The Walking Dead”'s Chandler Riggs and Super 8's Joel Courtney) who move with their mother to take care of their dying grandmother at her decrepit farmhouse. When they suspect that the elderly woman they love has encountered a dark spirit, »

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