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Stephen King Options ‘Joyland’ To ‘The Help’ Helmer Tate Taylor

Published on 3 May, 2013

Authored by Titan Books


Tate Taylor (The Help) has been granted an option by Stephen King to adapt and direct JOYLAND, the upcoming novel from Hard Case Crime.

Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, JOYLAND tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. JOYLAND is a brand-new book and has never previously been published.

Read the full story at Deadline  here.