Stephen King‘s From a Buick 8 is coming to the big screen, according to Deadline. The novel has reportedly been optioned by Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment. William Brent Bell (The Boy, The Devil Inside) will write the script and direct the film.
The book, published in 2002, is officially described as follows:
“Shortly after his father, a Pennsylvania state trooper, is killed in a senseless automobile accident, Ned Wilcox discovers that the members of Troop D have a secret concealed behind their headquarters. Curtis Wilcox’s friends and colleagues take turns relating the twenty-year history of the mysterious Buick Roadmaster locked in Shed B and how its discovery and unexplained behavior has captivated the tightly knit group of men for two decades. The Buick seems to be a conduit to another reality and every now and then it breathes, inhaling a little bit of this world, exhaling a little bit of whatever world it came from.”
Amritraj will produce. Addison Mehr and Priya Amritraj will executive produce the project.