Just last week, we said how barely a month goes by where we don’t get word on a new Stephen King adaptation being in development – only for another new King project to be announced a couple of days later! Well now, yet another King tale is being adapted.
Via Deadline, King’s 1984 The Revelations of Becka Paulson is being eyed to get the TV treatment over at The CW. To be titled Revelations, this series will be developing by Last Man Standing’s Maisie Culver, Dead Inside’s Katie Lovejoy, and Warner Bros. TV.
The official blurb on the source material reads:
After accidentally shooting herself in the brain with a nail gun, a Pollyanna-ish Becca Paulson is recruited by an over-it Jesus to be his ‘chosen one’ in stopping the apocalypse. In order to save the world, Becca will have to prove that our deeply backward planet Earth is redeemable – starting with her quirky midwestern hometown.
If all of that sounds familiar, that’s likely because The Revelations of Becka Paulson was previously adapted for an episode of The Outer Limits back in 1997.
As for those other recently-announced Stephen King adaps, Ben Stiller is overseeing a feature film take on Rat, while American Horror Story’s Ryan Murphy is teaming with Blumhouse for a movie adaptation of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone.