STEPHEN KING & JOE HILL NOVELLA ‘IN THE TALL GRASS’ STARTS FILMING IN TORONTO FOR NETFLIX
The Vincenzo Natali helmed film stars Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira and Harrison Gilbertson
- In the Tall Grass is a short story first published in Esquire Magazine, written by Stephen King and his son Joe Hill
- Logline: After hearing a young boy’s cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way out… and that something evil lurks within the tall grass.
- The film was adapted and is being directed by Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Splice, Westworld)
- Produced by Steven Hoban (Splice, Black Christmas, Ginger Snaps), Jimmy Miller (The Lazarus Effect, Step Brothers), M. Riley (The Lazarus Effect, Bad Teacher)
- Cast: Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring franchise, Aquaman, Fargo (TV)), Laysla De Oliveira (Needle In a Timestack, Code 8), Harrison Gilbertson (Upgrade, Picnic at Hanging Rock), Avery Whitted (Sidney Hall), Rachel Wilson (Backstabbers for Beginners, Impulse), Will Buie Jr. (Bunk'd (TV))
- This becomes the third Netflix film with King, following Gerald’s Game and 1922.
- Filming began last week in Toronto. Netflix will release the film worldwide in 2019.