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'Sinister' Director Will Learn Stephen King's 'Breathing Method' Next

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October 16, 2012

Breathing Method / Scott Derrickson

After Sinister made a solid $18 million haul in its first weekend, Blumhouse Productions is understandably pleased with director Scott Derrickson and his efforts. So pleased, in fact, that Deadline reports the company is teaming with Derrickson for a new project, a film adaptation of Stephen King's short story The Breathing Method. It follows a young woman, determined to give birth to her illegitimate child in the 1930s, who comes to a doctor that wrote a book about breathing methods for childbirth. But the eerie part comes when the woman refuses to give up the method, even after enduring a terrifying accident. Read on!

Scott Teems will write the screenplay, and he has experience adapting other people's work since his one produced feature That Evening Sun was an adaptation of William Gay's short story, "I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down." Financing isn't in place yet for this one, but the budget is rumored to be less than $20 million, so producer Jason Blum will try to recapture the success of Sinister, Insidious, and the Paranormal Activity franchise by budgeting small and hoping to score big at the box office. It'll likely be a little while before this one fully comes together, but King fans should be excited because this is a talented group and these guys should be able to do this story justice.

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Reader Feedback - 3 Comments

1

That seems like a weird one to do an entire feature film on. But, that means that all four novellas from Different Seasons will have become movies! And big ones, at that: The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me, Apt Pupil, and this.

Nick Azer on Oct 16, 2012

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The story is meh, but its framing of being told inside The Club is really cool. I hope they include that.

eurogibbon on Oct 16, 2012

3

Why do u think all these years nobody has try to cinematically adapt the source material? Because Breathing Method is almost unfilmable, A big achievement if they can pull it off.

Saw Leng Khoon on Oct 17, 2012

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