Tobe Hooper Drives 'Buick 8'   

October 11, 2007 Variety reveals that Tobe Hooper of 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' fame is set to helm "From a Buick 8," a novel by Stephen King.

The film is about a mysterious Buick stored in a state trooper barracks. After one of the troopers dies, his son becomes obsessed with the mysterious vintage automobile.

Screenplay for the pic has been penned by actor-writer Johnathon Schaech and Richard Chizmar, after Moonstone Entertainment chairman-CEO Etchie Stroh and Amicus Entertainment prexy Robert Katz got the rights.

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