Mikael Håfström Ventures into the ‘Tunnels’

Chris Savage

TunnelsFor you guys right now, we have some more adaptation news for you folks to sink your teeth into. Have you ever read Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams’ book series Tunnels? Well, perhaps you may want to start as the series of books are set for a big-screen adaptation.

According to The Wrap, Mikael Håfström (The Rite) has been tapped to direct a film version of the Tunnels books for Relativity Media.

Andrew Lobel is rewriting  the original screenplay by Joel Bergvall & Simon Sandquist.

Tunnels, “follows two teenage boys who discover a secret civilization beneath the streets of London. All this subterranean wonder has a downside, however. They also find evil forces who threaten to destroy the world above.”

The film is set to be produced by Mark Canton (“300”), Neil Canton (“Back to the Future”) and Danny Davids,as well as Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh.

So, what do you guys think of this one? Does it sound as if it has some potential?


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