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Alfre Woodard Heads to ‘Salem’s Lot’ for New Movie Adaptation of Stephen King Novel

Alfre Woodard Heads to ‘Salem’s Lot’ for New Movie Adaptation of Stephen King Novel

James Wan is producing a brand new tackle Stephen King‘s vampire story Salem’s Lot for New Line, with Gary Dauberman (It, The Nun, Annabelle Comes House) connected to put in writing the script and in addition direct the movie. Right now brings the newest casting information, with Deadline reporting that Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard (Annabelle, Clemency) is headed to Salem’s Lot.

Woodard will play Dr. Cody within the movie. Deadline notes, “Cody assists Ben Mears (Lewis Pullman within the movie), Susan Norton (Makenzie Leigh), and Matt Burke (Invoice Camp) in combating the unfold of vampires. Spencer Deal with Clark additionally stars as Mike Ryerson.”

“In Salem’s Lot, creator Ben Mears (Pullman) returns to his childhood residence of Jerusalem’s Lot seeking inspiration for his subsequent e book solely to find his hometown is being preyed upon by a bloodthirsty vampire.”

Contemporary off Texas Chain Noticed Bloodbath, Tobe Hooper directed the very first adaptation of Salem’s Lot again in 1979, and a brand new mini-series adopted in its wake extra not too long ago, in 2004.

Roy Lee and Mark Wolper can even produce the brand new film, with Dauberman exec producing.

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