He may not be as prolific as his father yet, but Stephen King’s son / fellow author Joe Hill is slowly getting there with a confident library including titles like Locke & Key, Horns and NOS4A2. Hill’s works are similarly ripe for adaptation, and further cementing his increasing popularity is Fox’s recent acquisition of the rights to his forthcoming novel, The Fireman, with Now You See Me director Louis Leterrier on on board to helm the adaptation.
Just when you started to worry that TV would never come up with another original property, what's one more reboot for the pile? More exciting than 'Murder, She Wrote,' it's George Romero's classic horror serial 'Tales from the Darkside' on deck for the reboot treatment at The CW, courtesy of Stephen King's progeny Joe Hill, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci!
We have a lot -- a lot -- of genre reports for you today, not including Guillermo del Toro's epic new project said to be a supernatural version of 'The Avengers.' In addition, there are reported updates on the adaptation of Joe Hill's 'Locke and Key' and JJ Abrams' latest monster acquisition.