The film is likely to stream in 2022.
Donald Sutherland and Jaeden Martell who starred together in the It movies are reuniting once again for a horror flick. The actors will be seen in the movie adaptation of Stephen King's short story titled Mr. Harrigan's Phone. The film announcement came through during the second edition of the Blumfest. The film is being penned by John Lee Hancock who is also directing the movie which will stream on Netflix, as per reports in The Hollywood Reporter.
Talking about the story Mr Harrigan's Phone, it's a part of Stephen King's anthology series titled If It Bleeds. The book was released in 2020 and is the story about a young boy who befriends an old and reclusive billionaire named Mr Harrigan. However, when the old man passes away, the boy realises that he still can communicate with him, as Mr Harrigan took his iPhone to the grave and has been buried with him.
In the film, Sutherland will be seen as Mr Harrigan and Martell as the young boy who befriends the old billionaire.
The film is being produced by Jason Blum's home banner Blumhouse with Ryan Murphy and Carla Hacken. While Blumhouse Television's Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold and Scott Greenberg are the executive producers of the horror flick.
The film is likely to stream on Netflix in 2022.
Meanwhile, veteran actor Donald Sutherland has been a part of the movie business for more than five decades now. He is known for his works in movies namely M*A*S*H, Klute, Steelyard Blues, Don't Look Now, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Ordinary People, Threshold, Without Limits, Aurora Borealis, Pride and Prejudice, The Hunger Games franchise wherein he plays the role of President Coriolanus Snow.
Sutherland became a household name with his role in Citizen X for which he won Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.