The Black Phone director Scott Derrickson, executive producer Jason Blum, and star Ethan Hawke sat down with IGN to discuss how Derrickson's traumatic past inspired the film, why children are key to a good horror story, and much more.
With Blumhouse's adaptation of Joe Hill's short story finally in theaters, The Black Phone just scored another win for the horror genre.
What did critics think of new horror flick The Black Phone, an adaptation of the Joe Hill short story, starring Ethan Hawke?
Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson has been tapped to direct the upcoming horror film Black Phone for Blumhouse and Universal. As reported by Deadline, Derrickson will also co-write the screenplay with his longtime collaborator Robert Cargill. [caption id="attachment_620957" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via Marvel[/caption] Mason Thames (For All Mankind) and Madeleine McGraw (Toy Story 4) are attached to star in the film, which is based on the novella The Black Phone by horror author Joe Hill. I have not read Hill's novel, but it features perhaps the greatest synopsis of any piece of fiction ever …