“American Horror” Star Feels Stephen King’s ‘Mercy’

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After getting praise for his work on the first season of “American Horror Story,” Dylan McDermott is returning to the genre with a role in the fantasy horror project Mercy for Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, says Variety.

Pic is based on a Stephen King story from his “Skeleton Crew” collection. Frances O’Connor, Chandler Riggs and Joel Courtney are also set star.

The Haunting in Connecticut‘s Peter Cornwell is directing from a script by Matt Greenberg. Jason Blum will produce with McG and Mary Viola from Wonderland Sound and Vision.

  • divisionbell

    Any word on which story from Skeleton Crew it’ll be based on?

    • http://thefilmpolice.blogspot.com/ Armand DC

      ‘Gramma’, I think. (Stephen King reader here)

  • Evil_Flip

    Don’t forget he’s also the star of one of my favorite scifi horrors Hardware.

  • HorrorManiac666

    Isn’t he in The Campaign.

    • VersaVulture

      Yeah, he’s in The Campaign. I thought his character was pretty funny. I like seeing him in different genres.

      • HorrorManiac666

        He was pretty funny in that movie.

  • HorrorManiac666

    I just fucking noticed thats him in The Campaign I’m a fucking dumbass.

  • ThunderDragoon

    He’s gorgeous. I still can’t believe he’s in his 50′s.

  • kluv422

    I love the fact that the still used is from the campaign. I thought he stole that movie. Just shows what a talented guy he is and how much range he is truly capable of.
    Seeing him show up in the shower completely dry eating an apple.. classic!