‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone Netflix Movie: Everything We Know So Far


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Accomplished producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum team up with Netflix for feature-length adaptation of Stephen King’s story Mr. Harrigan’s phone for the streamer. It will then mark Netflix‘s fourth King project Gerald’s Game, 1922, and In the tall grass.

John Lee Hancockthe director behind The blind side and Saving Mr. Bankshas been tapped to write and direct Mr. Harrigan’s phone. John Lee Hancock also worked on the robbers which remains one of Netflix’s most underrated gems.

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

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Carla Hacken will produce alongside Murphy and Blum, with Blumhouse Television’s Marcy Wiseman and Jeremy Gold producing.

Here’s everything else we know about Netflix Mr. Harrigan’s phone:

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

Thanks to the release of Netflix’s official Fall 2022 movie list, we can now confirm that Mr. Harrigan’s phone arrives on 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 connect to the man’s first iPhone. But when the man dies, the boy discovers that not all is dead is gone and discovers that he can communicate with his friend from the grave by leaving voice messages on the iPhone that was buried with him.

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Jaden Martel and Donald Sutherland in Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

Who is thrown into Mr. Harrigan’s phone?

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

Kirby Howell-Baptiste is becoming an increasingly popular and in-demand actress. She recently played the role of Death in the amazing Netflix series The sandmanand provided the voice of Dr. Mae Turner in the fourth and fifth seasons of Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous. Howell-Baptiste also starred in supporting roles in The good place, Veronica Mars and Killing Yves.

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

Jaden Martell will be instantly recognizable to horror fans as the young Bill Denbrough from the 2017 Stephen King remake It. Since then, he has starred in roles such as that of Rian Johnson Out of the knivesand for Netflix he was seen in Lords of Metal like Kevin.

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

This is the Netflix debut for Sutherland family patriarch Donald Sutherland. The veteran Canadian actor has been acting since the 1960s, but to today’s audiences, he’s instantly recognizable as President Snow from The Hunger Games franchise.

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

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

  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Mrs. Hart
  • Donald Sutherland as Mr. Harrigan
  • Jaden Martell as Craig
  • Joe Tippett as Craig’s father
  • Cyrus Arnold as Kenny Yankovic
  • 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 Rees as Dean Whitmore
  • Frank Ridley as Reverend Mooney
  • Wayne Pyle as Mr. McPhillips
  • Talia Torrio as Regina
  • Joseph Paul Kennedy as Jack
  • Dale Duco as Felix

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

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

Filming took place in Connecticut, USA.

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Jaden Martel and Donald Sutherland on the set of Mr. Harrigan’s Telephone.

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