Production Starts on New Stephen King Adaptation, The Boogeyman

20th Century Studios have announced the start of principal photography for The Boogeyman along with full cast details.

Horror fans will be getting yet another Stephen King adaptation to add to the (impressive) list with The Boogeyman. The film, based on a short story, started filming this morning in New Orleans and brings together a pretty solid cast:

The story follows a 16-year old and her younger sister, still reeling from the death of their mother, who are targeted by a supernatural boogeyman after their father, a psychologist, has an encounter with a desperate patient in their house. The horror-thriller stars Chris Messina (“Sharp Objects”), Sophie Thatcher (“Yellowjackets”), Vivien Lyra Blair (“Bird Box”), David Dastmalchian (“The Suicide Squad”), Marin Ireland (“The Last Man”) and Madison Hu (“Voyagers”). “The Boogeyman” will stream in 2023 exclusively as an Original film on Disney’s direct-to-consumer platforms, on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.

“The Boogeyman” is produced by 21 Laps’ Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen, with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (“A Quiet Place”) and Emily Morris serving as executive producers. 21 Laps’ next projects include “The Adam Project,” directed by Levy, and the fourth season of “Stranger Things.” “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Crater” and an animated version of “Night at the Museum” are all launching this year as well. The company is currently in pre-production on “All the Light We Cannot See,” which Levy is directing, and the second season of “Shadow and Bone.” Additionally, “Rosaline” is in post-production.

The Boogeyman is slated to launch exclusively on Hulu in 2023.

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