Alfre Woodard has joined the cast Salem lot, an upcoming film adaptation on New Line based on the novel by Stephen King. The Oscar-nominated actress is reportedly cast as Dr. Cody, who is portrayed as a male character named Dr. Jimmy Cody in the original King novel. Another version of Dr. Cody was played by Robert Maimon in the 2004 miniseries adaptation.
Several other cast members for the new Salem lot has also been announced. Lewis Pullman was cast as Ben Mears. Other actors attached include Mackenzie Leigh as Susan Norton, Bill Camp as Matt Burke, and Spencer Treat Clark as Mike Ryerson. like a novel, Salem lot Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Lot in Jerusalem in search of inspiration for his next book, only to find his hometown is haunted by a bloodthirsty vampire.
James Wan building new Salem lot Film for New Line Cinema. This And This: Chapter Two Writer Gary Dauberman, who is executive producer, is also on board for both writing and directing. Speaking with Slash Film after the project was first announced, Doberman teased what’s to come with this new adaptation.
“I had a unique approach to it but again, I think the book is unique in itself,” he said. “Of course now, I haven’t seen a horror vampire movie in a long, long time and I would really love to tackle that. It’s one of my favorite books. It’s one of my favorite Stephen King books. Us felt it should have been the cinematic treatment we gave This; This There was also a miniseries. The experience of bringing it on the big screen was so enjoyable that I was so happy that we would get the opportunity to do so Salem lot“
published in 1975, Salem lot The novel has long been one of Stephen King’s most famous works. It previously inspired the 1979 miniseries adaptation directed by Tobe Hooper (the Texas Chainsaw Massacre) in which David Soul starred as Ben Mears. It was a hit with audiences and was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards. The famous scene with the vampire outside the window is one of the most terrifying moments.
In 1987, Larry Cohen released the film Return to Salem’s Lot. It is supposed to be a sequel to the miniseries, but it introduces a new cast of characters, furthering the mythology of the paranormal events taking place in Salem’s lot. TNT aired an unrelated miniseries adaptation in 2004 with Rob Lowe playing Ben Mears. More recently, references to the series and the fictional city have surfaced on Hulu‘s King-inspired . can be seen in Castle Rock Chain.
for the 1983 film cross creekWoodard was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards. His other film roles include captain america civil warhandjob The Lion King, And Annabelle. The actress has won Emmy Awards for her roles in the TV show hill street blueshandjob la lawhandjob miss ever boys, And Practice. She also had memorable roles in other small screen titles such as true Bloodhandjob state of affairs, And luke cage.
recently, Alfre Woodard starred in the acclaimed film Mercy, which earned her a BAFTA Award nomination and a Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead. That’s Apple TV+’s . Also starring in Jason Momoa See and netflix movie fatherhood With Kevin Hart. Woodard may also appear in the upcoming film gray man Joe from the Russo Brothers co-stars Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.
production on Salem lot Now running in Boston. No release date has been set for the feature yet. This news comes to us from Deadline.
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