Firstly, if you haven’t read this novel, seriously, go and get it. Secondly, yay! This means we’re one step closer to seeing it bought to life on the screen. Read on for the details.
Alan Robert’s graphic novel Crawl to Me is getting the adaptation treatment. As previously reported, David Armstrong (the Saw franchise’s director of photography) is attached to director. At the time of his involvement, the project was looking for a writer and it appears it has found two.
According to Noise Creep, David White and T.J. Cimfel will tackle the story. Producers Robert, Jeff Mazzola and Chris White are shepherding the project.
White and Cimfel have penned the thriller Shut In, currently in development. Cimfel scripted the upcoming No Tell Motel.
Crawl to Me was published by IDW; here’s the story:
The story follows husband and wife, Ryan and Jessica. As they move into their first home together, strange things begin to occur. Half-eaten animals and other remains are found inside the basement’s crawl space. Their family dog disappears within the house. Distant voices are heard from beneath the floorboards. The couple begins to think that an evil entity is living inside their walls. Nothing can prepare them for what they’ll discover, but Ryan and Jessica soon realize that they must set aside all they believe to be true, in order to face their inevitable reality.
Source: Shock Till You Drop