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"Pet Sematary" Follow-Up Hires Director


Despite mixed reviews, the 2019 film adaptation of Stephen King's popular novel Pet Sematary made a whopping $113.1 million at the box office on a mere $21 million budget. So it's no surprise that Paramount has announced a follow-up (despite no such sequel existing to the original novel). And today, Lindsey Beer has been confirmed to be taking the helm as well as writing the script based on a draft by Jeff Buhler.

Beer previously is known as a screenwriter, having written the popular 2018 Netflix film Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. She also did uncredited script revisions for the long-delayed sci-fi film Chaos Walking. However, she currently is writing more than half-a -dozen major projects including the writing the series adaptation of Mark Millar's The Magic Order comic book series, a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CG- animated film, a Short Circuit remake, and the solo Silver Sable film over at Sony.

Little else is known about the project except that it will debut exclusively on the Paramount+ service with Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian to produce. Stay tuned!

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May 18, 2021

I know something about this project. It will be garbage and I won't watch it. It feels like a money laundering scheme. Nobody director. Nobody writer. Premiering on a streaming service nobody has. Money laundering.

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