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Sinister Director Adapting Stephen King’s The Breathing Method

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 12: Writer Stephen King arrives at the premiere of "The Mist" presented by Fujifilm and Vault at the Ziegfeld Theater on November 12, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Another goddamned Stephen King movie? is a suitable reaction for even the most ardent King fans to have at this point (unless it's The Dark Tower, The Stand, or It — adaptations basically always welcome for those). The Breathing Method, which Sinister director Scott Derrickson just snagged the rights to, is noteworthy as the fourth and final novella from King's 30-year-old Different Seasons collection to jump to the big screen. The other three? The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me, and Apt Pupil.

Photo: Bryan Bedder/2007 Getty Images