James Wan & Roy Lee to Adapt ‘The Tommyknockers’ by Stephen King


Variety reported, The Tommyknockers by Stephen King is heading to theaters.

The novel which was originally published in 1987 is currently being developed by producers James Wan and Roy Lee.

Wan will produce The Tommyknockers  through his banner Atomic Monster company while Lee will produce through Vertigo Entertainment.

You can read the synopsis of the book below:

Late Last Night and the Night Before …
… Tommyknockers, tommyknockers, knocking at the door.

Something was happening in Bobbi Anderson’s idyllic small town of Haven, Maine. Something that gave every man, woman, and child in town powers far beyond ordinary mortals. Something that turned the town into a death trap for all outsiders. Something that came from a metal object, buried for millennia, that Bobbi accidentally stumbled across. 

It wasn’t that Bobbi and the other good folks of Haven had sold their souls to reap the rewards of the most deadly evil this side of hell. It was more like a diabolical takeover…an invasion of body and soul–and mind….