Another Stephen King adaptation is coming to the big screen.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount is adapting the Stephen King story The Running Man into a feature film.
Edgar Wright has been tapped to direct the film. The Running Man is a dystopian story about a desperate man named Ben Richards who becomes part of a violent television series called The Running Man to win money for his daughter’s medicine. In order to get the money, he must survive being hunted by the police and an elite team of Hunters for 30 days.
The Running Man was adapted in 1987 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Edgar Wright is known for directing films like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End, Scott Pilgrim vs The World and Baby Driver.