Jay Baruchel Lands Lead Role in The Ten O'Clock People
We've been talking about Tom Holland's adaptation of Stephen King's short story "The Ten O'Clock People" for the last couple of years here on Dread Central, which originally had Justin Long attached to star. Long dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, and his replacement has now been found. Read on!
THR reports that This Is the End star Jay Baruchel has signed on to play the lead role in the adaptation, a film he will also be executive producing.
Baruchel will play a smoker who returns to his old habit with a cessation drug still in his system, triggering a side effect that reveals a frightening reality in which many people in authority are monsters.
The Ten O'Clock People film, written and directed by Holland, is eying a June start in Baruchel’s hometown of Montreal.
Industry veteran Don Carmody is producing. Baruchel is exec producing with Pascal Borno, Scott Karol, E.J. Meyers, and Nathaniel Kramer.
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