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Stephen King's Rest Stop Short Story Is Becoming a Movie

Stephen King's Rest Stop Short Story Is Becoming a Movie

Stephen King's 2003 short story Rest Stop is being adapted for the big screen by Alex Ross Perry (Her Smell). Legendary Pictures has tapped Perry to write and direct the adaptation, which is being described as a "cat-and-mouse thriller." King originally wrote the story and had it published in Esquire Magazine 16 years ago. The short story went on to win the National Magazine Award for Fiction in 2004 and was later included in King's story collection Just After Sunset in 2008.

Alex Ross Perry has already made some changes to the source material, according to the brief Rest Stop synopsis. In addition to the cat-and-mouse vibe, it's a twisted journey of two women after an encounter at a rest stop, which swaps the genders from Stephen King's source material and adds an additional character instead of it just focusing on one. It isn't clear at this time if Perry will be keeping

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