Netflix will release the film worldwide in 2019.
Splice and “Hannibal” director Vincenzo Natali is directing an adaptation of Joe Hill and Stephen King’s novella In the Tall Grass for Netflix, the project announced back in May. Deadline updates today that Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) has signed on to star!
Along with Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira and Harrison Gilbertson have also joined the cast. James Marsden had originally been part of the cast, but has departed the project.
In the story, adapted by Natali…
“After hearing a young boy’s cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of grass in Kansas but soon discover that there may be no way out.”
The film will be produced by Splice‘s Steve Hoban, Jimmy Miller at Mosaic, and M. Riley.