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Universal Developing Stephen King’s Ayana

It remains to be seen whether Universal TV follows our advice about adapting the work of Stephen King while they're developing his short story Ayana as a television drama. The 2007 story, published in King's 2008 collection Just After Sunset, is about a man cured of pancreatic cancer by the titular character, a 7-year-old blind girl with miraculous powers. Unfortunately, this development is likely the final nail in the coffin for our Langoliers-based sitcom Scampering! starring Bronson Pinchot and that poor little psychokinetic girl. The kid characters are just a tad too similar.