Set to premiere October 5 on Netflix, “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” is an adaptation of a short story by Stephen King with a more authentic storyline. Check the trailer.
Stephen King’s imagination has spawned many terrifying stories and characters. For Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, he collaborated with producers Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) and Jason Bloom (Get Out) and adapted one of his original short stories.
The story revolves around Craig, a teenager who befriends Mr. Harrigan, an elderly billionaire who lives reclusively in his mansion. Together, they share their common interests. The little boy decides to give him an iPhone so that he can communicate by messages.
When Mr. Harrigan dies, Craig finds himself alone. He decides to put the iPhone in his coffin, but their friendship does not end there. A high school student receives calls and messages from his old friend. Very quickly, strange disappearances and accidents occur. Is this a bad joke or a supernatural relationship?
Check out the trailer:
The trailer hints at a thrilling storyline between the drama and the horror movie. The perfect combination to start the month of Halloween that promises to be laden with releases.
Starring: Academy Award winner Donald Sutherland (Invasion of the Defilers, Hunger Games), Jaeden Martell. The young actor is familiar with Stephen King’s world since he played one of the protagonists of the two films released in 2017 and 2019.
Mr. Harrigan’s Phone is directed by John Lee Hancock, the man behind the thriller A Matter of the Details starring Jared Leto and The Blind Side starring Sandra Bullock.
The movie premieres October 5 on Netflix.
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