MR. HARRINGTON’S PHONE (2022) Preview of Stephen King adaptation



Mr. Harrington’s Phone is a 2022 horror film about a teenager who befriends an old man who dies but carries on communicating from the grave.

Written and directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), based on a short story of the same title by Stephen King from his ‘If It Bleeds’ collection.

Produced by Jason Blum, Carla Hacken and Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story). Executive produced by Jeremy Gold, Scott Greenberg and Chris McCumber.

The Blumhouse Productions movie stars genre stalwart Donald Sutherland (Alone aka Final Days; The Puppet Masters; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978; Don’t Look Now; The Castle of the Living Dead), plus Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jaeden Martell, Joe Tippett, Cyrus Arnold and Peggy J. Scott.


A teenager named Craig (Jaeden Martell), living in a small town, befriends an older, reclusive billionaire, Mr Harrigan (Donald Sutherland). The two form a bond over books and an iPhone.

However, when the old man passes away, the boy discovers that not everything dead is gone, and finds himself able to communicate with his friend from the grave through the iPhone that was buried with him…

Release date:

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone will stream on Netflix in 2022 on a date to be announced.

Cast and characters:

Donald Sutherland … Mr Harrigan
Kirby Howell-Baptiste … Ms Hart
Jaeden Martell … Craig
Joe Tippett … Craig’s Dad
Cyrus Arnold … Kenny Yankovich
Peggy J. Scott … Edna Grogan
Colin O’Brien … Young Craig
Daniel Reece … Deane Whitmore
Frank Ridley … Reverend Mooney
Seth Fuentes … Older Boy
Jude Michael Rodricks … Kid at church service
Alex Bartner … Clerk
Polly Kreisman … Professor
Lucy J Kassel … High School Student (uncredited)
Brooke Raymond … Parishioner (uncredited)

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