‘M. Harrigan’s Phone Netflix Movie: Coming October 2022 and First Pictures


Prolific producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum team up with Netflix for a feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story Mr. Harrigan’s phone for the streamer. This will be Netflix’s fourth King project, after Gerald’s game, 1922, and In the tall grass.

John Lee Hancockthe filmmaker behind The blind side and Save Mr. Bankswas asked to write and direct Mr. Harrigan’s phone. John Lee Hancock also worked on Highwaymen, which remains one of Netflix’s most underrated gems.

Mr. Harrigan’s phone is also one of several Ryan Murphy projects underway at Netflix as part of his overall deal with the streamer. Murphy will serve as producer on the film. Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Murphy Productions and Paper Pictures are all involved.

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Carla Hacken will produce with Murphy and Blum, with Blumhouse Television’s Marci Wiseman and executive producing by Jeremy Gold.

Here’s Everything Else We Know About Netflix Mr. Harrigan’s phone:

What is the Netflix release date for Mr. Harrigan’s phone?

Thanks to the release of the official Netflix Fall 2022 movie list, we can now confirm that Mr. Harrigan’s phone is coming to Netflix on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

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Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Mrs. Hart in Mr. Harrigan’s Telephone

What is the plot of Mr. Harrigan’s phone?

The story comes from Stephen King New York Times best-selling collection If it bleeds and follows a young boy who befriends an older billionaire who lives in his small town neighborhood. They link to the first man-made iPhone. But when the man dies, the boy discovers that all that died is not gone and finds himself able to communicate with his friend from the grave by leaving voicemails on the iPhone that was buried with him.

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Jaeden Martell and Donald Sutherland in Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

who is thrown into Mr. Harrigan’s phone?

Ryan Murphy’s projects often bear familiar names and faces. However, the cast of Mr. Harrigan’s phone differs from its usual composition. These actors have seen little to no time in past movies and shows involving Murphy.

Kirby Howell-Baptiste is becoming an increasingly popular and in-demand actress. Recently, she played the role of Death in the incredible Netflix series The sand manand provided the voice of Dr. Mae Turner in the fourth and fifth seasons of Jurassic World: Cretaceous Camp. Howell-Baptiste also starred in supporting roles in The right place, Veronique Mars and Kill Eve.

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Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death in The Sandman (right)

Jaeden Martell will be instantly recognizable to horror movie fans as young Bill Denbrough from the 2017 remake of Stephen King’s It. He has since starred in films like Rian Johnson Knives outand for Netflix, he was seen in Metal Lords like Kevin.

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Jaeden Martell in It: Chapter One (left) and Metal Lords (right)

This is a Netflix first for Sutherland family patriarch Donald Sutherland. The veteran Canadian actor has been acting since the 1960s, but to today’s audience he is instantly recognizable as President Snow of The hunger Games franchise.

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Donald Sutherland in Body Snatchers (left) and The Hunger Games (right)

Below is the full list of confirmed cast members of Mr. Harrigan’s phone:

  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Mrs. Hart
  • Donald Sutherland as Mr. Harrigan
  • Jaeden Martell as Craig
  • Joe Tippett as Craig’s father
  • Cyrus Arnold as Kenny Yankovitch
  • Myrna Cabello as Receptionist
  • Thomas Francis Murphy as Pete
  • Colin O’Brien as Young Craig
  • Caitlin Shorey as young Margie
  • Peggy J. Scott as Edna Grogan
  • Bennett Saltzman as Billy
  • Daniel Reece as Deane Whitmore
  • Frank Ridley as Reverend Mooney
  • Wayne Pyle as Mr. McPhillips
  • Thalia Torio as Regina
  • Joseph Paul Kennedy as Jack
  • Dale Duko as Felix

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What is the production status of Mr. Harrigan’s phone?

by Netflix Mr. Harrigan’s phone went into production on October 20, 2021 and ended several weeks later on December 22, 2021.

Filming took place in Connecticut, USA.

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Jaeden Martell and Donald Sutherland on the set of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

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