Netflix has released an official trailer for In the Tall Grass, an adaptation of the novella of the same name written by father and son authors Stephen King and Joe Hill which was first published in Esquire magazine back in 2012. The project was announced in May of last year.
The adaptation is directed by Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Splice) and stars Patrick Wilson (Watchmen, The Conjuring), Laysla De Oliveira (The Gifted, iZombie), Rachel Wilson (The Glass House, Saw 3D: The Final Chapter), Avery Whitted (The Vanishing of Sidney Hall), Harrison Gilbertson (Need for Speed, Upgrade), and Will Buie Jr. (Gifted, Bunk’d).
You can check out the trailer for In the Tall Grass along with a brief synopsis and more below.
A movie adaptation of In the Tall Grass, a novella collaboration between father and son Stephen King and Joe Hill, is coming to Netflix.
Westworld and X-Men star James Marsden is currently in negotiations to star in the adaptation, which will be directed by Vincenzo Natali, who’s best known for 1997’s Cube and 2009’s Splice. Natali also directed the pilot episode for the now homelessTremors TV series starring Kevin Bacon.
Back in June of last year we found out that SYFY had ordered a pilot episode for a Tremors TV series, and that one of the stars of the original movie, Kevin Bacon, was going to star. News that excited the many fans of the creature feature franchise, which has since spawned five sequels (or four sequels and one prequel) and an earlier TV series in 2003.
The 2003 series was also on SYFY (which was called Sci-Fi Channel at the time) and starred Michael Gross, who has also appeared in all six movies, but it was canceled after only 13 episodes. Now it appears the first attempt has made SYFY a little nervous, as the network has decided to pass on the new Tremors series after only a pilot.
Bacon himself shared the news, and those who were working on the project are surprised by the decision. You can see what they’ve had to say about it below, which also includes some images from the pilot.
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