The director of the 1997 Stephen King adaptation The Night Flier, Mark Pavia, has long been absent from the horror sene. A pity, really, because his feature debut – about a journalist that tracks a vampire that uses a small private plane to hop from airport to airport feeding on humans – was impressive. This year might mark Pavia’s comeback, however, as he is developing a new King-related project: An anthology horror film.
Pavia is currently scripting an all-new feature film collection of King adaptations. While we have seen our share of King television projects that have culled from the man’s works, like Nightmares & Dreamscapes, if this new project does indeed get going, it will be the first King feature film anthology in over 25 years.
The filmmaker says:
Keep your eyes peeled to Pavia’s Facebook page for more details as they come in!
Source: Icons of Fright
(Photo courtesy of Mark Pavia)