Mark Pavia Adapting Stephen King’s The Reaper Image For Feature Film

May 29, 2016

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Stephen King is as popular as ever and adaptions of his novels are everywhere these days. Fender Bender director Mark Parvia recently revealed in an interview with Bloody-Disgusting that he is currently working on the feature film adaption of Stephen King’s anthology novel The Reaper’s Image. This isn’t Parvia’s first dealings with a Stephen King story. He was also behind 1997’s The Night Flier.

There hasn’t been a Stephen King horror anthology like this in almost 30 years, so it’s all very exciting.” Parvia said in the interview. “So, where it’s at right now…as I mentioned, there is a script, and the project is currently being handled by Stephen King’s agent, Rand Holston, a really terrific and supportive guy and one of the best agents in town. A lot of people have been asking about it lately, tremendous interest building, so we’ll see. It would be an amazing project, no question about it.”



Antique collector, Johnson Spangler, visited the Samuel Claggert museum. After scavenging through junk being escorted through by the museum’s curator, Mr. Carlin. He locks his attention on a mysterious mirror. Temptation to own the legendary “Delver’s mirror”, beckons him to pry the history of it. As Mr. Carlin reveals its troubled past, which includes the disappearance of anyone who ever looked into in. The mirror’s origins soon become dark, as the curator then reveals, legend is The Reaper appears in the mirror before every disappearance. Life becomes never the same for Spangler after he looked in the mirror as he begins to see things and goes missing himself.


Parvia’s upcoming slasher Fender Bender will debut on the Chiller channel on June 3rd. The film follows a 17-year-old girl who has just gotten her driver’s licenses. After getting into a fender bender she exchanges her information with the stranger, not knowing that the man is a serial killer. And he has just found his next victim, her.




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