Tom Hiddleston and Mark Hamill to Star in Stephen King’s “The Life Of Chuck” Adaptation

Actors Tom Hiddleston and Mark Hamill will star in the upcoming adaptation “The Life Of Chuck” by best-selling author of horror stories, Stephen King. Deadline, about the project that will have Mike Flanagan as director. The filmmaker has earned the respect of specialized critics through a filmography that highlights the series “The Curse of Hill House” – which continued with “The Curse of Bly Manor” and other productions for Netflix such as “Midnight Mass” and “The Midnight Club” – and that was also in charge of bringing to the cinema another novel by the popular writer, “Doctor Sleep,” sequel to “The Shining.” The Life Of Chuck” is part of the set of stories “If It Bleeds”, which the writer published in 2020, and which tells in three parts the story of the main character Charles Krantz, from his death. Hiddleston will embody the protagonist of the story, while Hamill, will play Albie.The project will in turn be a common opportunity to meet two actors who lead the most popular characters in pop culture and science fiction. Recall that Hamill gave life to the emblematic Luke Skywalker in the original saga of “Star Wars” by George Lucas. While Hiddleston is Loki the antihero and brother of Thor who got rid of the franchise for which he had been conceived in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe for its acronym in English and as the set of connected productions is known), and that this year estimates to premiere its second season. The filmography of both artists is available today on the platform of Disney +, which acquired the rights of the companies Lucas Film and Marvel Studios.For its part, Flanagan is also responsible for the adaptation of the script, which, according to the media, “has been in process for several months” and was completed before the strike of screenwriters to the Amazon companies, CBS, Disney, Fox, Sony, Paramount, Warner Bros, Universal and Netflix. The latter maintains a contract with the director, who prepares “The Fall of the House of Usher”, a series that adapts the story of Edgar Allan Poe, one of the leading names in Western terror.

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