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‘Salem’s Lot’: Stephen King New Line Movie Adds John Benjamin Hickey

‘Salem’s Lot’: Stephen King New Line Movie Adds John Benjamin Hickey

Exclusive: Recent The Inheritance Tony nominee John Benjamin Hickey is set to play Father Callahan in New Line’s big feature adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel Salem’s Lot which is hitting theaters in the Warner Bros. post Labor Day holiday corridor of Sept. 9, 2022.

Hickey joins previously announced Lewis Pullman (Ben Mears), Alfre Woodard (Dr. Cody), Makenzie Leigh (Susan Norton), Bill Camp (Matthew Burke), Spencer Treat Clark (Mike Ryerson), and Pilou Asbæk (Straker) in the Gary Dauberman adapted and directed feature.

In the movie, author Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem’s Lot in search of inspiration for his next book only to discover his hometown is being preyed upon by a bloodthirsty vampire. As we previously reported, New Line is reteaming with their Conjuring universe and It franchise content creators, including Dauberman, producers James Wan and Michael Clear for Atomic Monster and Roy Lee for Vertigo and Mark Wolper.

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