from a buick 8 movie director

Back in 2019, word broke that actor Thomas Jane and Courtney Lauren Penn were forming the production company Renegade Entertainment and that their first project would be an adaptation of Stephen King‘s From a Buick 8. Since then, however, we haven’t heard much about the project. While appearing on the Stephen King-themed podcast The Kingcast, Jane offered up some new info on the project. Specifically, he revealed that Cold in July and In the Shadow of the Moon director Jim Mickle had been tapped to helm the movie.

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Thomas Jane has three Stephen King adaptations under his belt already: Dreamcatcher, The Mist and 1922. Now, he’s ready to add another. Jane has teamed with producer Courtney Lauren Penn to form the content company Renegade Entertainment, and their first project is an adaptation of King’s From a Buick 8. A From a Buick 8 movie was announced last year, set up at Hyde Park Entertainment, but that’s no longer the case.

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from a buick 8

Hollywood has Stephen King fever, and pretty soon every single thing the man has written will find its way to the screen. The latest King adaptation is From a Buick 8, based on King’s 2002 novel about a car from another dimension. It’s a lot less silly than it sounds. William Brent Bell, who helmed the 2016 creepy doll film The Boy, will direct.

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