DIRECTOR HIRED FOR TALISMAN
Variety reports that Vadim Perelman has been tapped by Dreamworks to direct The Talisman, an adaptation of the 1984 Stephen King/Peter Straub novel that was originally intended to be a miniseries. 'In The Talisman, a 12-year-old boy goes on a quest in this world and in a parallel universe to acquire a mystical talisman that will save the life of his dying mother. Ehren Kruger (The Ring) is adapted the screenplay. Although the pic is in pre-production, no start date is yet set.'
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