Movie News

Samuel L.Jackson set for Stephen King’s The Cell

Samuel L.Jackson set for Stephen King’s The Cell
Caffeinated Clint

Samuel L.Jackson, who a few years ago was part of the Stephen King yarn “1408”, has signed on to star in another King-penned film adaptation “The Cell”, says Deadline.

As opposed to “1408”, which John Cusack headlined, Jackson has the lead role this time out.

Jackson plays Tom McCourt, an engineer and former soldier who with Cusack’s Clay Riddell character flees from Boston as the world turns mad thanks to the phones. The pic focuses on the fallout when a powerful signal is broadcast across cell phone networks worldwide. The signal re-programs the users’ minds and makes them murderous beasts. Tod “Kip” Williams is directing the thriller based on King’s 2006 apocalyptic horror bestseller with financing from Benaroya. Production is set to start early next year.

King co-wrote the screenplay with ”Last House On The Left”’s Adam Alleca.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News

hbologo

HBO announces Ballers airdate

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
johntravoltaaviilaction

First Look : The People v O.J Simpson

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
davido

Oyelowo, Pike, Assante build A United Kingdom

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
hbologo

Jimmy Smits gettin’ down with HBO drama

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
jonny-quest-

Robert Rodriguez is bringing Jonny Quest to cinemas

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015
azealia-banks-

Azealia Banks is Coco

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015
buryingtheex_still7

Trailer: Burying the Ex

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22:  Actor Vincent D'Onofrio attends the Tribeca Film Festival 2013 After-Party for "Before Midnight", Hosted By Heineken on April 22, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

CHiPs finds villain in Vincent D’Onofrio

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015
americanheist0005

First look at American Heist

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015