Stephen King’s I AM THE DOORWAY in pre-production



Adapted from the short story by Stephen King


A brand new short adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling original story, from an award winning team.

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I Am The Doorway is now in pre-production and you are invited to become part of this incredible project!

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After a journey to investigate desolate Pluto, astronaut Arthur returns home a shattered man. He sees eyes forcing their way through the skin of his hands, eyes that distort his friends and the landscape itself into monstrous visions. Believing himself the doorway to alien invasion and gruesome murder, he must take desperate action. “I Am The Doorway,” a shocking science-fiction/horror short, is based on the chilling Stephen King story and fully authorized by the author. It has been adapted by Jeffrey Stackhouse, Richard A. Becker & Wendy Lashbrook, a multi-award-winning screenwriting team based in the US, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things horror.


From their original pitch for the adaptation:

“… a movie in the tradition of Argento and Cronenberg, a film of beautiful colors and gorgeous wide-screen set pieces, which frame a brutal and devastating horror.”


On-board to bring this film to life are director/producer team Simon Pearce and Wolfram Parge, whose first feature length horror, Judas Ghost, was released on DVD & digital in the US & UK in 2015. The film also had a successful festival run, receiving four awards for Best Film, one for Best Director and two wins for Best Actor.


Praise for Judas Ghost includes: 


“Slick, stylistic & intense” Close Up Film


“Imaginative & chilling” Fangoria


“Raises the bar for independent horror” Horror News


“A cracking ghost story” Film Juice



Simon Pearce – Director/Editor

Simon has been making films since he was 13. Currently working as a freelance editor in film and television, he has already directed two of his own features and a number of shorts, which have gone on to win awards at

festivals around the world. His latest feature ‘Judas Ghost’ is available to buy and stream now.


Phil Méheux BSC, Director of Photography

Phil Méheux is an award-winning Director of Photography, recognized worldwide for his outstanding collaborations and photographic skills on such iconic motion pictures as The Long Good Friday, GoldenEye, The Mask of Zorro, Entrapment, and Casino Royale amongst many others.


Wolfram Parge, Producer

Wolfram and Simon met to collaborate on “Judas Ghost”, a film which has gone on to secure distribution in 7 countries and has won a number of awards including Best Film, Best Horror Feature and Best Director.

Jeffrey Stackhouse, Richard A. Becker & Wendy Lashbrook – Screenwriters Jeffrey Stackhouse has won multiple awards, most notably The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, Shriekfest and Las Vegas Screenplay Contest. He has created two Feature horror screenplays with multi-award winning screenwriter Richard A. Becker, and four with award-winner Wendy Lashbrook, three of which have already been optioned by Allied Artists Film Group. “I Am The Doorway” marks their first collaboration as a trio. Collectively, they form a passionate and genre-bending team, perfectly matched for this darkly beautiful short, blending elements of science fiction and body-horror.


Illusion Industries – SFX

Illusions past credits include the likes of Blade, Pirates of the Caribbean & The Mask.

They offer productions the finest in prosthetic make-ups, designs, puppets, props and specialty costumes. The company was founded by Todd Tucker and Ronald L. Halvas; their crews and innovative talents offer a history of providing unforgettable characters and creatures for over 100 credited films,

televisions, shows, videos and commercials. “Our professional collaboration ensures productions the best in superior quality makeup effects with an effective conduit for the business and creative process.”


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Lynn Sorel
Staff Writer at Horror News Network
Lynn Sorel has been writing for Horror News Network since September 2014. You can catch up with her on Twitter at @gothicmermaid13. Read her full bio on our About Us page.
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