The Talisman

The long-anticipated film adaption of the Stephen King and Peter Straub fantasy novel The Talisman has found a writer in New Mutants director Josh Boone. A film based on the novel The Talisman is something fans have been waiting more than 30 years for. Universal purchased the rights to the book in the same year it was published – 1984 – for Stephen Spielberg to direct. More than a decade later, rumors about the film named Will Smith as the favorite to play Lester “Speedy” Parker. Longtime Stephen King collaborator Mick Garris planned to make it into a miniseries – as he had done with numerous King books before ...

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