‘The Talisman’ May Have Found a New Director

Although this rumor has been circulating around the web the past few days, Variety confirms that Ed Zwick is in negotiations to direct horror pic The Talisman at DreamWorks. He replaces Vadim Perelman (The House of Sand and Fog), who fell off the project last week. The script is based on a horror novel by Stephen King and Peter Straub, concerns a 12-year-old boy who goes on a supernatural journey in order to find the talisman that can save his dying mother.

 
Source: Variety