Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Chris Evans to join The Ten O'Clock People

chris evans.jpg
king cover.jpg
615x330_CHRIS_EVANS_SSV86644.jpg

As he films his second outing as Captain America for next year's sequel, Chris Evans has entered talks to join a very different kind of movie.

The 31-year-old actor is in discussions to take on the lead in the upcoming Stephen King adaptation The Ten O'Clock People. The short story centres on a man who tries to quit smoking with the help of a new drug. Things go from hard to impossible when he realises that many of the most important members of society are actually evil creatures.

The film will be directed by Tom Holland, a genre heavyweight behind the original Fright Night and Child's Play. He's also no stranger to Stephen King, having directed Thinner back in 1996.

Justin Long was originally set to take on the role but a scheduling conflict got in the way. There are also rumours that Rachel Nichols (GI Joe, Criminal Minds) will be starring alongside Evans, if he signs on.

The story was originally in the anthology Nightmares and Dreamscapes.

Evans will next be seen in the much-anticipated sci-fi flick Snowpiercer.

(Image: All Star)

Related

CHRIS_EVANS_SSV86644.jpg

Chris Evans interview

kathy_bates - misery.jpg

Top 10 Scariest Stephen King Scenes

615x330_carrie hero.jpg

Cool Carrie CinemaMosaic

Comments

More

This story about Roger Moore will bring happiness to your day

What a great man

by Gary Ogden
23 May 2017

Let's all watch Alan Partridge's reenactment of 'The Spy Who Loved Me'

"Stop getting Bond wrong!"

by Dave Fawbert
23 May 2017

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are making a new comedy-horror together

It's called 'Slaughterhouse Rulez' and sounds A+

by Alex Finnis
17 May 2017

New trailer drops for 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

It all ends here

by Matt Tate
16 May 2017

Why are Adam Sandler's deliberately terrible movies so irresistible?

They constantly get terrible ratings, and yep keep making big money. What's Adam Sandler's secret?

by Josh Pappenheim
15 May 2017

Ian McShane: “I haven’t seen a lot of films I’ve done”

We spoke to the veteran actor, and tried not to get distracted by how good he smelled

by Ralph Jones
10 May 2017

'Get Out' has broken records by raking in $200 million worldwide

Jordan Peele has become the first African-American writer-director to have his debut movie pass the $200 million mark

by Gary Ogden
09 May 2017

They're rebooting 'Hellboy' without the original cast and crew

But who will play Hellboy?

by Gary Ogden
09 May 2017

Spider-Man's identity is uncovered in this new 'Homecoming' clip

Not so smooth there, Spidey

by Gary Ogden
08 May 2017

How Hollywood uses sound and images to terrify people in cinemas

Da-dum, da-dum, DA-DUM, DA-DUM

by Chris Alexander
04 May 2017