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Lovecraft Country showrunner would like to do a restricted sequence adaptation of Stephen King’s It

The first season of Lovecraft Country ended earlier this month, and whereas the HBO sequence remains to be but to be renewed for a second season, showrunner Misha Green has introduced the horror undertaking she want to work on.


In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Green mentioned that her favorite novel is Stephen King’s It and the way she would like to adapt the novel right into a restricted sequence for the small display screen.

“I’m still very much excited about making Cleopatra Jones a female Black Bond. But I would love to do a limited series of Stephen King’s It,” Green mentioned. “It’s my favourite novel of all time, but it’s such a thick book that you need time to sit with every character and really get into their fear. You could do a two-hour movie, but imagine a seven-season It.”

The standard Stephen King novel has beforehand been tailored right into a TV mini-series in 1990 with Tim Curry taking over the position of Pennywise. However, the 1986 novel was most lately tailored into two characteristic movies by director Andy Muschietti together with 2017’s It and 2019’s It Chapter Two starring Bill Skarsgård within the titular position. The first of the 2 motion pictures grossed over $701 million on the field workplace and obtained largely constructive opinions, whereas the second movie grossed $473 million however obtained blended opinions from critics with some criticism being aimed in the direction of its virtually three-hour runtime.

Green continued to clarify that not solely would she like to adapt It, however she would even be concerned about doing “something with vampires” and introduced up Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire.

“Yeah, we need Interview With the Vampire vampires,” Green mentioned. “Imagine a multicultural Interview With the Vampire. What does that look like from all those different angles going through centuries of American history?”

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