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Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot Reboot Confirmed For Theatrical Release This Fall

The latest adaptation of Stephen King’s classic vampire novel will hit theaters in the fall with a confirmed September release.

While Stephen King fans have yet to see footage from the latest adaptation of Salem Bundle, the film has set itself a September 9 release date exclusively in theaters and not on HBO Max as originally planned. The classic story of vampires taking over a small town is one of King’s best-known works and has already been adapted for television twice, once in 1979 in the best-known version directed by Tobe Hooper and starring David Soul, and again in 2004, with Rob Lowe and Donald Sutherland. The latest iteration will be the first time the story has been produced for release on the big screen.

According to a new report from Bloody Disgusting, the production feature of Salem Bundle will arrive this fall, and considering the number of delays and changes the project has gone through, King fans will be relieved that the date seems to be holding. The biggest surprise is that the movie will hit theaters ahead of an HBO Max release after 45 days. With many movies being made for the streaming platform, it was previously thought that Salem Bundle would debut on the streaming platform rather than the big screen.

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For many years, Stephen King films were either exceptionally good or extremely bad, but over the past decade, with a few hiccups, Stephen King fans have been treated to some of the work’s most successful adaptations. of the author that ever came to filter. These included Pet sematary, the in two parts THIS and IT Chapter 2, and Gerald’s gamewith a Fire starter remake also coming in May and many more adaptations being developed for TV and film releases.

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Salem’s Lot Will Be A Faithful Adaptation Of King’s Novel

Salem Bundle comes with solid credentials when it comes to the creative team behind the film. Seen director James Wan is on board as producer, promising to bring plenty of eerie darkness and spooky moments to the film, while Gary Dauberman, who brought the hugely successful THIS movies on the big screen, wrote the screenplay and directed the film. In front of the camera, the film does not necessarily have all the big names but with young rising stars like Lewis Pullman and Makenzie Leigh alongside familiar faces such as The iron Throne former Pilou Asbæk and William Sadler, who already tasted the world of Stephen King in The Shawshank Redemption and The green Linethe film has a strong cast.


Salem’s Lot has featured in King’s novels in many ways, with the novel’s characters returning to his dark tower books, and the city of Jerusalem’s Lot serving as the basis for the second season of the Hulu TV series stone castle and EPIX series Chapelwaite. With only five months until this release of Salem Bundle hits theaters, it shouldn’t be long before we get a first trailer and a first look at the new terror the film will bring this fall.


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