A horror film set in house? Sounds unimaginable.
The haunting of…Mars? Mike Flanagan, the person behind Netflix’s two Haunting Of sequence in addition to the extremely baller Stephen King diversifications Doctor Sleep and Gerald’s Game, has set his sights on an adaptation of the sci-fi horror novel The Season of Passage by writer Christopher Pike. Deadline studies Flanagan won’t solely direct, but additionally produce alongside along with his Intrepid Pictures associate Trevor Macy and Universal Pictures.
How precisely Flanagan—and his brother, James Flanagan, who will co-write the script—intends to adapt the novel continues to be underneath wraps, however here is the official synopsis:
Dr. Lauren Wagner was a movie star. She was concerned with essentially the most thrilling journey mankind had ever undertaken: a manned expedition to Mars. The complete world admired and revered her. But Lauren knew worry. Inside―voices entreating her to like them. Outside―the thriller of the lacking group that had gone earlier than her. The lifeless group.But have been they merely lifeless? Or one thing else?
Flanagan himself famous on Twitter that adapting The Season of the Passage “has been a dream of mine since I was a teenager,” even revealing his preferrred trailer music.
When I used to daydream the theatrical trailer for this film again within the early 90’s, I at all times imagined it set to Sarah McLachlan’s POSSESSION…
— Mike Flanagan (@flanaganfilm) April 14, 2021
Since changing into one of Hollywood’s go-to names in horror, Flanagan has been busy and booked on a degree that may solely be referred to as Dwayne Johnson-esque. The author/director simply wrapped Midnight Mass for Netflix, an authentic sequence quietly shot underneath COVID restrictions in Vancouver. Although Flanagan’s deliberate adaptation of King’s Revival tragically fell by way of, he did launch instantly into an adaptation of The Midnight Club, primarily based on one more ebook sequence by Christopher Pike.
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