For King, that literary oeuvre includes such classics as It, The Shining, Carrie, Salem’s Lot, Misery and Gerald’s Game – even The Dark Tower has sprinklings of horror spread throughout its eight-part saga. And then there’s John Carpenter, whose cinematic résumé touts the likes of Escape From New York, The Thing and the original Halloween movie, which is due for a sequel of its own later this year.
Turns out both King and Carpenter helped inspire Johannes Roberts on The Strangers: Prey at Night, and while doing press for his long-anticipated sequel, the director revealed his desire to remake John Carpenter’s Christine, itself an adaptation of the Stephen King classic.
I go into Sony every week, under the pretense of doing something else. Like, ‘Oh yeah,