“There has been no shortage of Stephen King content in recent years. The septuagenarian has been consistently pumping out new horror stories almost as often as he fires off politically-inclined tweets.
“The Boogeyman is not a new story, as it was first published in a 1973 issue of Cavalier magazine and later included in King’s 1978 short-story collection, “The Night Shift.”
“It is one of the latest to be announced as under development for a feature-length adaptation.
“The project was initially announced in 2018, with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods co-writing the screenplay. Beck and Woods have been filmmaking partners for a while now, co-writing and executive producing films such as A Quiet Place, and writing and directing Haunt for producer Eli Roth.
“Production came to a halt when the film was canceled in 2019, following Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox.”
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