I haven’t gotten to end a movie that way since ‘Absentia,’ maybe? Television is no stranger to King’s stories, either. King’s “Revival,” which was released in 2014 and enjoyed favorable reviews, spans several decades and focuses on a former minister who engages in experimental healing practices — with horrifying consequences — after a tragic accident causes him to lose his family and renounce his faith. Stephen King's Revival Movie Adaptation to Star Russell Crowe. The Essential DanMachi Moments, Revival: New Stephen King Movie to Be Adapted by Doctor Sleep Director. Flanagan, whose other horror films include Oculus, Before I Wake and Ouija: Origin of Evil, is perhaps best known for writing and directing Netflix’s 10-part adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House. Stephen King’s 2014 novel “Revival” is his latest book coming to the big screen.. Warner Bros., the studio behind King’s “It” franchise, is developing the movie. Don Kaye is an entertainment journalist by trade and geek by natural design. All rights reserved. Warner Bros. executive Kevin McCormick is overseeing “Revival” for the studio. Directed by Mike Flanagan. Warner Bros., the studio behind King’s “It” franchise, is developing the movie. “Revival” spans five decades, opening in a small New England town, where a charismatic minister meets a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Flanagan is currently at work on a follow-up for the streaming outlet, The Haunting of Bly Manor, based on the classic Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. • "A Nasty, Dark Piece of Work" by Bev Vincent: an overview of Stephen King's writing of the novel • "Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview" — an epic twenty page interview with Stephen King originally published on Halloween 2014 by Rolling Stone magazine in celebration of the novel's publication Special Production Features: Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Details the trials and tribulations of four student photographers who collaborate on one final project before graduation. He also confirmed that King has also read it and has given his approval. Whether Flanagan’s involvement means that Boone has moved off Revival remains to be seen, although likely. Mike Flanagan is on board to adapt the script with an option to direct. Maybe ‘Ouija’?”, He continued, “This one was a really fun piece of material for me because I get to be like, ‘Oh, you want a dark ending? For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide. A preacher loses his faith and becomes obsessed in his electrical experimentation after his wife and child are accidentally killed. Stephen King ’s 2014 novel “ Revival ” is his latest book coming to the big screen. How Deafness in Horror Evolved Beyond Damsels in Distress, Stephen King Confirms 'The Outsider' Season 2: Scripts Are 'Really Great and Spooky', 'Euphoria' Wins Emmy for Contemporary Makeup, 2020 Fall Network TV Schedules: What's Returning, What's New, and What's Canceled on NBC. Revival is the 65th novel book published by Stephen King; it is his 52nd novel, and the 45th under his own name. The second was last fall’s outstanding Doctor Sleep, also for WB, based on King’s 2013 sequel to his iconic The Shining. Author Stephen King at 2017 Book Expo America. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. “Revival” is the latest in a long line of film adaptations of King’s work. “Revival” spans five decades, opening in a small New England town, where a charismatic minister meets a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. ‘Soul’ Aims for Oscar Glory as Disney Shifts to Streaming, but Not All Films Deserve the Same Release, How Closed Theaters, Drive-In Movies, and Netflix Supremacy Are Shaping Oscar Season, ‘Chicago 7’ Vs. the World: How Aaron Sorkin’s Awards-Friendly Epic Jolted a Strange Awards Season, Introducing ‘Deep Dive’: Damon Lindelof and His Team Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Watchmen’, ‘Succession’: How Editing Helps Every Dinner Scene Come to Life — Deep Dive, Becoming Hooded Justice: The ‘Watchmen’ Craft Team Analyzes the Emotional, Pivotal Scene – Deep Dive, 40 Must-See New Movies to See This Fall Season, The Best Movies Eligible for the 2021 Oscars Right Now, Jessie Buckley Won’t Explain ‘Ending Things,’ but She Will Reveal What Terrified Her Most.