Dimension Signs Writers & Director for a New King Adaptation

by | October 26, 2005 | Comments

Working for Dimension Films, director Mikael Hafstrom and screenwriters Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski will bring Stephen King‘s short story "1408" to the big screen.

According to Variety, "Story revolves around a man specializing in debunking paranormal occurrences who meets his match when he checks into the notorious room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. There, he encounters true terror.

The short story appeared in the King audio book "Blood and Smoke" and later in the King anthology "Everything’s Eventual," published in 2002."

Hafstrom is a Swedish filmmaker who makes his big Hollywood debut with next month’s "Derailed." Alexander & Karaszewski are a longtime writing team who collaborated to bring you "Problem Child," "Ed Wood," "That Darn Cat," "The People vs. Larry Flynt," "Man on the Moon," "Screwed," and "Agent Cody Banks."

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