Thomas Jane in Trailer for Yet Another Stephen King Adaptation '1922'

September 22, 2017
Source: YouTube

1922 Trailer

"A woman have to be crazy to leave a nice house like this one." Netflix has debuted an official trailer for yet another Stephen King adaptation this year, this one titled 1922 based on one of his short stories. From director Zak Hilditch, 1922 is about a rancher who wants to kill his wife to make money, and attempts to convince his teenage son to participate. Thomas Jane stars, and the cast includes Molly Parker, Neal McDonough, Brian d'Arcy James, Dylan Schmid, and Kaitlyn Bernard. This joins the growing list of Stephen King adaptations in 2017, including The Dark Tower, It, Netflix's Gerald's Game, and "The Mist" TV series. This film looks like it has some style, and is as dark and twisted as everything from King's mind.

Here's the first official trailer for Zak Hilditch's 1922, direct from Netflix's YouTube:

1922 Movie

"Life is rarely fair." A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate. Based on the novella by Stephen King. 1922 is both written and directed by Australian filmmaker Zak Hilditch, of the films These Final Hours, Plum Role, and a number of short films previously including one called Transmission. This is adapted straight from Stephen King's short story also titled "1922", published in the compilation book Full Dark, No Stars. The film will premiere at Fantastic Fest this month but hasn't played at any other film festivals. Netflix will then release 1922 streaming exclusively starting on October 20th next month. So who is interested in seeing this film?

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Looks good. 🙂

ragethorn on Sep 22, 2017


looks great (and creepy)

dan on Sep 22, 2017


Creepy, of course. But it works only if Thomas Jane does it good. And I have a feeling that he could ...

shiboleth on Sep 22, 2017


Seems like Netflix is the only one's capable of consistent quality these days. I'll give it a spin.

THE_RAW_ on Sep 22, 2017


Ooh! Fun trailer.

DAVIDPD on Sep 22, 2017


Man all them rats give me the creeps. I tell you Netflix's production budget is freakin ridiculous. Damn near all these films could easily be theatrical releases. And once again it looks like we're getting another solid and nuanced performance from the criminally underrated Thomas Jane in yet another Stephen King film adaptation.

JohnDoeB on Sep 24, 2017


Hollywood has gone bankrupt. The future now is Netflix.

tarek on Sep 25, 2017

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