‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’: Adaptation of Stephen King’s short story gets the first official images
THE Netflix released the first images of terror ‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone‘, adaptation of the homonymous tale by the master Stephen King.
Mr. Harrigan’s Phone. Jaeden Martell as Craig in Mr. Harrigan’s Phone. Cr. Nicole Rivelli/Netflix © 2022
The production will debut on the streaming service on October 5th.
The first trailer should be released soon. Stay tuned!
Previously, king had revealed that he already had a chance to check out the adaptation. Straight to the point, the author showed his support and praised the production.
“I saw a near-final cut of the adaptation of ‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, written and directed by John Lee Hancock, is absolutely brilliant,” he declared.
I have seen a close-to-finished cut of MR. HARRIGAN’S PHONE, written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and it’s nothing short of brilliant. Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell. Netflix. This fall.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) August 12, 2022
The cast will feature Jaeden Martell, Donald Sutherland, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Colin O’Brien, Cyrus Arnold and Joe Tippett.
John Lee Hancock (‘The Small Vestiges’) will direct and write.
The story is part of the new anthological compilation of king‘If It Bleeds‘. The plot revolves around a teenager named Craig, who befriends an old, reclusive billionaire, Mr. Harrigan. The two bond over books and an iPhone, but when the man dies, the boy discovers that not everything that is dead is gone and is able to communicate with his deceased friend through the iPhone he was buried with.
Ryan Murphy (‘American Horror Story’) and Jason Blumthrough Blumhousewill serve as project producers.
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