The Long Walk Honors Stephen King's Book Beautifully Says Director

The Long Walk Honors Stephen King's Book Beautifully Says Director
A few weeks back we passed along the news that Stephen King's much-beloved novel The Long Walk (which King wrote under his pseudonym Richard Bachman) will be heading to the big screen soon. It's coming our way via New Line Cinema and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and The Autopsy of Jane Doe director Andre Ovredal. The filmmaker will be helming the adaptation from a screenplay written by James Vanderbilt. And the filmmaker recently revealed that King evidently loves Vanderbilt's adaptation and that his script honors what King wrote in a beautiful way. Specifically, he says this.

"Vanderbilt wrote the script on spec because he loved the book so much, even though he didn't have the rights to it. When Frank Darabont's rights expired, he and his producing partner Brad Fischer immediately snapped it up. King, from what I gather, already loved his adaptation, and then
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