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Remake Of Stephen King’s ‘Christine’ In The Works From ‘Hannibal’ Creator Bryan Fuller

ET Canada logo ET Canada 2021-06-08 Corey Atad
a car parked in a dark room: "Christine" © Photo: Columbia/Kobal/Shutterstock "Christine"

That's one scary automobile.

Deadline reported Tuesday that "Hannibal" creator Bryan Fuller is set to direct a remake of the 1983 John Carpenter classic "Christine", based on the novel by Stephen King.

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The original film told the story of a teenager who gains confidence after buying a 1958 Plymouth Fury, only to discover the car has a mind of its own and a murderous instinct.

Fuller's remake, which will reportedly keep the film set in its original '80s time period, is being produced by Blumhouse.

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The acclaimed TV creator has producing credits on a number of series, including "Star Trek: Discovery", "American Gods", "Heroes" and more.

King, meanwhile, recently debuted his new Apple TV+ series, "Lisey's Story", starring Julianne Moore, which he adapted himself from his 2006 novel.

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