Josh Boone to adapt Stephen King's 'The Talisman'

Stephen King's 'The Talisman' Movie Taps Writer Josh Boone (EXCLUSIVE)

A steady stream of his writing is always seemingly in development and now we have The Fault In Our Stars/New Mutants director Josh Boone brought on board to adapt The Talisman.

And as of today, Variety is reporting that Boone is now attached to pen the screenplay for Amblin's upcoming feature adaptation of Stephen King and Peter Straub's novel The Talisman. Although he's now just set to pen the script, there is a possibility he could eventually come on as a director as well.

The film follows a boy who travels to a parallel universe called the Territories to search for a powerful talisman and save his mother's life.

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Frank Marshall is producing the pic, and Michael Wright is executive producing. The original plan was to adapt The Talisman into a television series but will now be developed into a film by Boone instead.

This won't be Boone's first runaround with King, as he was previously working on a film based on The Stand. He was tapped to adapt The Stand to film, but when that project went on hold King asked Boone to adapt The Revival, another project that is now in development. He was then hired to adapt Revival and that is now in development.

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