It’s not even a couple of weeks since the series premiered The fall of the house of Usher, become one of the current greatest hits on Netflix, and its creator, Mike Flanaganis already sharing new details about the new project he has in hand.
And is not for less. The North American is situated after the adaptation of The Life of Chuck (Chuck’s life), Stephen King’s story which is part of the tetralogy blood rulesalso made up of the texts Mr. Harrigan’s phonepreviously adapted on Netflix, If it bleeds and The rat.
“It’s been a long time since I made a completely independent film and it wouldn’t be possible without the Herculean efforts of our producer, Trevor Macy, who wanted this film to exist, along with our partners at QWGmire,” Flanagan said on social media.
Let us remember that Flanagan’s first film works were Absentia (2011), Oculus: The mirror of evil (2013), Hush (2016), Somnia: Inside your dreams (2016) and Ouija: The Origin of Evil (2016). Many of them from the hand of Blumhouse.
“We are a totally independent film in production under our interim SAG-AFTRA agreement. “SAG-AFTRA has called this agreement a vital part of their strike strategy and we are making this film on their terms while supporting them,” says Flanagan of the deal that has made the film possible.
Tom Hiddleston, Mark Hamill, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Karen Gillan and Jacob Tremblay They were already initially announced as part of the casting. Now, the director wanted to reveal the rest of the casting that will be part of The Life of Chuckleaving us with our mouths open.
The cast of ‘The Life of Chuck’, by Mike Flanagan
In this way, Flanagan announced the signings of Matthew Lillard (Scream. Watch who calls), Mia Sara (Timecop: Police in time), Trinity Jo-Li Bliss (Avatar: The Sense of Water), Q’orianka Kilcher (Color Out of Space), Antonio Raul Corbo (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Harvey Guillen (Blue Beetle), David Dastmalchian (Dune), and some debutants Benjamin Pajak and Taylor Gordon.
Likewise, Flanagan also points out that he will repeat with other regular faces in his filmography, as happened with Mark Hamill, Karen Gillan and Jacob Tremblay, with whom he already worked in the past.
The Life of Chuck will have Kate Siegel, Carl Lumbly, Annalize BassoSamantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli, Matt Biedel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Michael Trucco, Violet McGraw, Molly C. Quinn and Heather Langenkamp.
The production, which the filmmaker describes at all times as “a very personal small film”began in Alabama at the beginning of October, although the filming and release dates of the film are unknown at the moment.
His work in the direction of Gerald’s game (2017), with which he already adapted a text by Stephen King, He began his journey with Netflix, where he shone with the series The Haunting of Hill House, The Curse of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass and The midnight club. A period of time in which he was also in charge of the adaptation of Doctor Sleepthe sequel to The glow, by Stephen King. One more demonstration of his love for the work of the horror writer.
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