With filming underway for Blumhouse Productions' upcoming supernatural thriller Mercy. The full skinny regarding the plot synops has been revealed for the Stephen King adaptation.
Mercy tells the tale of two young boys (“The Walking Dead”'s Chandler Riggs and Super 8's Joel Courtney) who move with their mother to take care of their dying grandmother at her decrepit farmhouse. When they suspect that the elderly woman they love has encountered a dark spirit, they fear she might not be the only one who won’t make it through the summer alive. Once George (Riggs) and Buddy McCoy (Courtney) arrive at their Gramma Mercy’s (Shirley Knight), what they find inde her 150-year-old home is nothing short of terrifying. As the brothers experience deeply disturbing phenomena they believe to be the work of an ancient witch, they must fight for their lives and overcome the evil forces threatening their family.
Based on a short story from Stephen King's Skeleton Crew novel, the feature adaptation will be directed by Peter Cornwell (The Haunting in Connecticut) from a script by Matt Greenberg. In addition to Riggs and Courtney, Dylan McDermott, Frances O'Connor, Shirley Knight, and Chris Browning star.