Trailer: Your Cell Phone Might Turn You Into a Zombie in Adaptation of Stephen King's 'CELL'
Photo Credit: S & A
Film

Trailer: Your Cell Phone Might Turn You Into a Zombie in Adaptation of Stephen King's 'CELL'

"CELL" Poster

Indeed one of the hardest working men in show-business, Samuel L. Jackson co-stars with John Cusack in Benaroya Pictures’ and The Genre Company’s adaptation of Stephen King’s “CELL.”

The apocalyptic horror novel, published in 2006, follows a New England artist struggling to reunite with his young son after a mysterious signal broadcast over the global cell phone network turns the majority of his fellow humans into mindless, vicious animals.

Jackson plays a character named Tom McCourt, who is described in the novel as a middle-aged man who teams up with the character Cusack plays (Clayton Riddell) during the chaos that the mysterious signal broadcast creates. McCourt is a man on the move, navigating the death and destruction around him, with a small group in tow, all trying to survive.

It sounds like “The Walking Dead,” doesn’t it?

Tod “Kip” Williams (“Paranormal Activity 2”) is director from a screenplay adaptation written by King himself, alongside Adam Alleca.

A first trailer for the film has been released.

No release date set yet.

Shadow and Act is a website dedicated to cinema, television and web content of Africa and its global Diaspora. With daily news, interviews, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, and more, Shadow and Act promotes content created by and about people of African descent throughout the world.

© 2023 Shadow & Act. All rights reserved.