News Stephen King’s ‘Pet Sematary’ Re-Adaptation Casts John Lithgow as Jud Crandall Published 1 year ago on May 4, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet EW reports today that John Lithgow (Interstellar) will play the kindly but lonely country neighbor Jud Crandall in the new film re-adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary, which is expected to begin shooting this coming May in Toronto, Canada. We also recently learned that Jason Clarke (Winchester) is in discussions to play the film’s lead role of Louis Creed. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are producing, along with Alexandra Loewy executive producing. Jeff Buhler and David Kajganich penned the script based on the horror novel by King. In the original film: “After moving into their new home the Creed family’s cat is killed after wondering onto the highway. Jud an elderly neighbor shows Louis, the father, to an isolated hill behind the local Pet Cemetery and instructs him to bury the deceased feline there. Not long after the cat reappears at the Creed home, only he is not the same. The docile cat is now vicious and destructive. When their youngest son meets with a fatal accident, the distraught Louis buries him in the same location hoping to revive him. Unfortunately he unleashes far more than he had bargained for.” What do you think of John Lithgow as the new Jud Crandall? You can let us know your thoughts down in the comments section. Stay tuned to dark Universe more breaking news as it happens. Stephen King’s Pet Sematary is set to resurrect all things dead on April 19, 2019. Related Topics: Up Next [RIP] ‘Toxic Avenger’ Actor John Altamura Suffers Heart Attack and Passes Away Don't Miss 30th Anniversary Screening of ‘Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers’ Includes Q&A Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News16 hours ago Linda Hamilton Walks Alone in New ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Poster; Trailer Drops Thursday! Reviews17 hours ago Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ Manages to Convey a Very Creepy and Foreboding Atmosphere Blu-Ray & DVD18 hours ago Warner Bros. Releasing Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK This June Music21 hours ago Kerrang Magazine Shares New Images of Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News2 days ago Jason Blum Teases ‘Halloween 2’ Announcement: “Working on it” News2 days ago Jason Blum Teases ‘Halloween 2’ Announcement: “Working on it” News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Receives an R-Rating for Strong Sadistic Violence News4 weeks ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Image Reveals a Closer Look at Chucky’s Face News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Teases ‘Three From Hell’ Trailer Debut and Shares New Captain Spaulding Image News4 weeks ago ‘The Young Cannibals’ Trailer and Poster Summons an Unrelenting Supernatural Creature News3 days ago Evil Child Does Horrific Things in the Final Trailer for ‘Brightburn’ News7 days ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News1 week ago Watch the New Restricted Trailer for Zombie Horror Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ News1 week ago Horror Icon Linnea Quigley Takes on Clowns in the Official Trailer for ‘Clownado’ News2 weeks ago Pennywise Rises from the Sewers in the First ‘IT: Chapter Two’ Teaser Trailer! Advertisement Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!