There’s going to be another adaptation of Stephen King’s Carrie and this time it will be a television limited series.
Collider was first to report the news, and the project is in early development at FX with no writer attached yet.
Many of King’s books have been adapted to the screen – Castle Rock just finished their second season on Hulu, The Outsider starring Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, and Jason Bateman will premier on HBO in January 2020, Jerusalem’s Lot is in development at Epix and it will star Adrien Brody, The Dark Half is being made into a movie at MGM, and The Stand is set on CBS All Access.
Carrie has had many adaptations since the 1976 film starring Sissy Spacek came out. The latest adaptation was in 2013, with Chloë Grace Moretz as Carrie and Julianne Moore as Margaret White starring in the film. The 1976 film also had a sequel made in 1999 and a made for TV movie based on Carrie was released in 2002 as well as a Broadway musical in 1988.