The hollywoodreporter has news that Big Driver will be a Lifetime small screen adaptation. The article notes that Big Driver marks the first collaboration between King and the A+E Networks-owned female-skewing cable network.
Here's the highlights from the Hollywood Reporter:
- The show will star Maria Bello as Tess Throne.
- She will be joined by Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett and Will Harris also star in the revenge tale adaptation, expected to premiere this fall.
- Production begins in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this summer.
- Poduced by Ostar Productions and executive produced by Bill Haber (The Trip to Bountiful) and Jeffrey Hayes (A Day Late and a Dollar Short).
- The screenplay was adapted by Richard Christian Matheson (Masters of Horror, Happy Face Killer)
- Directed by Mikael Salomon (Drew Peterson: Untouchable).
Finally, the article reminds us that CELL, starring Sameul L. Jackson, is in postproduction.