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James Wan will adapt horror novel Stinger for Peacock

Issues are about to get hotter in Inferno, Texas. Based on The Hollywood Reporter, director James Wan has signed on to adapt Robert McCammon’s novel Stinger as an unique collection for Peacock.

Stinger is a horror story with sci-fi parts that’s set in a small city known as Inferno. When the story begins, Inferno is already beset by a fading financial system and lingering racial tensions between the residents. Their shared distress goes into overdrive when an alien spaceship crashes close to the city. Shortly thereafter, one other spaceship arrives with an alien who takes the title Stinger. He’s on a mission to retrieve the opposite ship, and Stinger is totally ruthless and relentless in his purpose. He additionally has the know-how to degree Inferno and destroy everybody in it.

Nevertheless, the tv undertaking isn’t being known as Stinger. As an alternative, it has a much less audacious title: Teacup. Based on THR, Teacup follows “a disparate group of individuals on a Texas ranch who should come collectively within the face of a mysterious menace.” It’s being envisioned as “a half-hour horror thriller” as a substitute of a conventional one-hour drama.

Horror could be very a lot in Wan’s wheelhouse, since he’s the co-creator of Noticed and Insidious, and the creator of The Conjuring franchise. He has additionally directed Livid 7, Aquaman, and the upcoming sequel, Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom.

Yellowstone scribe Ian McCulloch is slated to write down Teacup and government produce the present with Wan, McCammon, Michael Clear, and Rob Hackett. For the second, there aren’t any particulars about when Teacup could start manufacturing.