Mandalay Pictures has picked up film rights to Horns, the upcoming novel by Joe Hill, son of Stephen King, according to Variety.

The novel is described as a love story driven by horror and vengeance that revolves around a 26-year-old man who wakes up one morning from a blackout hangover and finds horns sprouting out of his head. As the horns grow bigger by the day, the reason why seems to lie in the unsolved murder of his girlfriend.

The book will be published by William Morrow in February.

No production date has been set.

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