Freeform to Develop Novel ‘Joyland’ by Stephen King


Deadline reported, Freeform is currently developing Stephen King’s ‘Joyland’ for a small screen.

Jane the Virgin’s Chris Peña will adapt with Cyrus Nowrasteh, and Bill Haber.

You can read the premise of the story below:

Joyland tells the story of Devin, a college student who takes a summer job at an amusement park in a North Carolina tourist town, confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child and the way both will change his life forever.

Peña and Nowrasteh are set to write the pilot script and produce. Haber will executive produce via his Ostar Productions.

Joyland was originally published on June 4, 2013. It was published by Hard Case Crime.