In more remake news it appears 'Children of the Corn' will begin shooting in September in Iowa. The remake will air on the Sci-Fi Channel sometime in 2009. Casting is now underway.
If you live in the Iowa area, the QC Times has provided info on where to audition if you're interested: Casting for youth roles in the remake of "Children of the Corn" will begin Thursday and continue through Monday at The Lodge Hotel, 900 Spruce Hills Drive, Bettendorf. Casting will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, as well as 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. Those auditioning are asked to bring a small photo.
Commenting on the original screen adaptation - which filmed in Sioux city, Iowa - producer Donald Borchers says, "They put a lot of sugar, if you will, into the coffee. Stephen King doesn't take his coffee with sugar." He adds his take will carry a dour ending.