Movie adaptation: ‘The Quiet Boy’ by Nick Antosca

Antlers will be released on Friday October 29, 2021. Photo: google

Nick Antosca is an American film and television writer, producer, and novelist. He is the creator and showrunner of the horror anthology television series Channel Zero. He co-created the Hulu true crime limited series The Act (2019) and the Netflix horror drama limited series Brand New Cherry Flavor (2021). His short story “The Quiet Boy” was originally published in Guernica magazine in 2019 and is being adapted into the movie Antlers, a supernatural horror film directed by Scott Cooper and produced by Guillermo del Toro. It will be released in theaters on Friday October 29, 2021 and stars Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane, and Amy Madigan.

Movie premise: Julia Meadows (Keri Russell), a school teacher in a small town in Oregon, and her brother, Paul (Jesse Plemons), the local sheriff, become concerned about one of her students, a young boy named Lucas Weaver (Jeremy T. Thomas) who is secretly keeping a supernatural creature inside his house. (Wikipedia, 2021)

“The Quiet Boy” – But there was no Goldilocks in this story. There were only Wolfs, who lived together in a cave above a town. Big Wolf, Middle Wolf, and Little Wolf. Big Wolf was a brute. Little Wolf was timid. Middle Wolf was the peacemaker. (goodreads, 2021)


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