Stephen King’s ‘Christine’ Getting Big-Screen Reboot With Bryan Fuller Directing for Sony Pictures and Blumhouse
“Hannibal” and “Star Trek: Discovery” creator Bryan Fuller is attached to make his feature directing debut with an adaptation of the Stephen King novel “Christine,” which Fuller is developing with Sony Pictures.
Jason Blum will produce for Blumhouse, along with Vincenzo Natali and Steven Hoban.The project is still in the early stages as Fuller writes the screenplay.
King’s novel is set in the late 1970s, about a 17-year-old named Arnie who fixes up a 1958 Plymouth Fury that, naturally, is haunted by its previous, not-such-a-nice-guy owner, who named the car Christine.
Soon, Arnie begins taking on the old owner’s personality and appearance, and the car seems to have it out for his best friend, new girlfriend and anyone else getting between Arnie and Christine.This is Fuller’s first foray into features after three decades in television, including creating cult 2000s series “Wonderfalls” and “Pushing Daisies.” Fuller left
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