‘John Wick’ Director Chad Stahelski to Helm Dark Fantasy ‘Sandman Slim’ for Studio 8

Collider | 2/12/2018 | Haleigh Foutch
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After co-directing the surprise action sensation John Wick and doubling down as solo director of the impeccable sequel John Wick 2, Chad Stahelski is poised to launch a new franchise for Studio 8. Deadline reports that Stahelski has been tapped to direct an adaptation of Sandman Slim, the acclaimed fantasy book series by NYT bestselling author Richard Kadrey.

Studio 8 acquired the rights back in 2016, eyeing the nine-book series as a possible film franchise and What Happened to Monday co-writer Kerry Williamson is set to write the latest draft of the script. Kel Symons wrote a previous draft.

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The story follows James “Sandman Silm” Stark, who Deadline describes as a “fast-talking, hard-boiled, supernatural vigilante” who escapes from **** to take revenge on the people who killed his girlfriend and the members of a magic circle who got him sent to **** in the first place… and after years of battling...
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