Stephen King’s The Gingerbread Girl in development as feature film

Hollywood just can’t seem to get enough of Stephen King at the moment, with The Wrap reporting that the author’s 2007 novella The Gingerbread Girl is the latest project in development for the big screen.

Brainstorm Media has acquired the rights to the tale, tapped Craig R. Baxley to direct the movie, as well as co-writing the script with King. Baxley has plenty of experience with King’s work, having helmed the TV adaptations of Storm of the Century, The Triangle, Kingdom Hospital and Rose Red. Another frequent King collaborator, Mitchell Galin, is serving as producer.

Appearing in the 2008 short story collection Just After Sunset, The Gingerbread Girl “focuses on Emily, a woman recovering from a recent loss in a secluded house in the loneliest stretch of New England. She avoids contact with her husband and her father and channels her grief into a grueling daily running regimen. This

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