Date: 3rd September 2021
Oscar-nominated actress Alfre Woodard has joined the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King's 1975 novel "Salem's Lot" at New Line.
Woodard will play Dr. Cody in the film. Cody assists Ben Mears (Lewis Pullman in the film), Susan Norton (Makenzie Leigh), and Matt Burke (Bill Camp) in fighting the spread of vampires.
In King's first New York Times No. 1 bestseller, author Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem’s Lot in search of inspiration for his next book, only to discover his hometown is being preyed upon by a bloodthirsty vampire.
Woodard recently starred in the critically acclaimed feature Clemency, for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination and a Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead. On the small screen, she stars opposite Jason Momoa in the Apple TV+ series See, created by Steven Knight. She also stars in the Netflix film Fatherhood alongside Kevin Hart.
Source: Press Release