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Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot Adaptation Will Finally Premiere on Max

Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot Adaptation Will Finally Premiere on Max

The first adaptation of Salem’s Lot was the 1979 television miniseries made by Tobe Hooper, who was coming off the success of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

The adaptation of Salem’s Lotone of the most classic novels of Stephen Kingwill reach Max this year. The film brings together the production teams behind the biggest blockbusters in horror cinema, the universe of “The spell” and the franchise “ITEM”. Gary Dauberman writes, directs and produces the work with James Wan and Michael Clear for Atomic Monster, and Roy Lee for Vertigo, alongside Mark Wolper.

The original plan was to release the film on September 9, 2022, but it was subsequently moved to April 21, 2023 and then simply left without a date.

What Salem’s Lot is about

The film’s plot follows writer Ben Mears, who returns to his hometown of Jerusalem’s Lot in search of inspiration for his next book, only to discover that the place is being taken over by a bloodthirsty vampire.

The cast is made up of Lewis Pullman Like Ben Mears, Alfre Woodard like Dr. Cody, Makenzie Leigh like Susan Norton, Bill Camp like Matthew Burke, Spencer Treat Clark Like Mike Ryerson, Pilou Asbæk like Straker and John Benjamin Hickey like Father Callahan.

Michael Bederman, Vertigo’s Andrew Childs and Atomic Monster’s Judson Scott also serve as executive producers alongside Dauberman.

The first adaptation of Salem’s Lot was the 1979 television miniseries made by Tobe Hooperwho came from the success of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Then a new version was made for the small screen in 2004.

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