“I honestly can’t say where my style came from. It’s just what comes natural to me.”
Another original horror film taking the film world by storm.
Why did a horror pioneer simply step away from the genre?
Flanagan has always professed that Gerald’s Game was a passion project of his- one he’d been envisioning in his head for over twenty years.
Stephen King cemented his status in the literary world decades ago and he could have retired a few dozen times over if he really wanted to. But that’s what is so awesome- he doesn’t want to. Rarely do you see a prolific writer still churning out material and new novels at such a rate as they near their fifth decade in the industry. He writes for himself. He writes for his Constant Readers. He writes because that’s what he was born to do.
“It’s funny, I had a pretty clear vision of where I wanted Cemetery Dance to go right from the very beginning, but I never looked this far into the future. “
Of the mountains of terrors that have come from Stephen King’s catalog, Gerald’s Game had been widely regarded as the book least likely to receive a film adaptation. Not because it isn’t worthy of a silver-screen or television series project, but because there is so much that goes on in the book that was considered…
While a month dedicated to these ladies of terror is fantastic, it is this writer’s humble opinion that the creators who keep our beloved horror genre so fresh and creepy deserve to be shown the love all year around.