Today I received word from Horror Society friend and Bonfire Films director Cory Norman that Bonfire Films, in association with Dark Farm Films, will be making a new film titled One for the Road based on a short story by Stephen King. Check out the press release below:
Maine based production companies Bonfire Films and Dark Farm Films have teamed up to bring the work of author Stephen King back to his home state. This year, the two companies will adapt King’s short story One for the Road, filming it in the areas that King intended the dark tale to unfold; the Maine towns of Falmouth, Windham and Cumberland, better known to the literary world as Jerusalem’s Lot (Salem’s Lot). Corey Norman, director of the wildly successful independent feature, The Hanover House, is set to direct, while Jenny Anastasoff, of the Damnationland hit Sui Generis and Haley Norman of The Hanover House are set to produce. Being huge King fans, the group hopes to create a true love letter to the work of the author, while showcasing the state that has brought them so much inspiration. Look for the film when it hits festivals later this year.
Based on the short story by Stephen King, One for the Road follows two aging Mainers, Booth and Herb “Tookey” Tooklander, as they attempted to rescue the family of a motorist, whose vehicle had become stranded in a ferocious blizzard. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the car just happens to be stranded in Salem’s Lot.