Update on the Stephen King Adaptation of ‘Talisman’

This movie has been in development hell for years and now word comes in that it shall continue to be this way. But at least there’s some heart involved with the long awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s The Talisman. Read on for the latest on the Dreamworks project…
During an interview to promote her upcoming film War of the Worlds, Producer Kathleen Kennedy talked a little bit about the highly anticipated ‘Talisman’:

What’s going on with Talisman? Is there a director attached?

I wish there was. Well eventually get around to doing that. We love that story.

How long?

We couldn’t speculate because its all about finding the right person.

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.