Monday, February 22, 2021

Edgar Wright developing and directing Stephen King's The Running Man for Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures is making a deal with Edgar Wright to develop and direct a new adaptation of The Running Man, the futuristic novel by Stephen King that the author first published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. This won’t be a remake of the 1987 film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger; the Baby Driver writer-director will co-write the story with Michael Bacall, and they will be much more faithful to King’s bestselling novel. Read more from Mike Fleming Jr. at Deadline.