Mercy (2014 film)
|Directed by||Peter Cornwell|
by Stephen King
|Music by||Reza Safinia|
Mercy is a 2014 American supernatural horror film written by Matt Greenberg, directed by Peter Cornwell, and starring Chandler Riggs, Joel Courtney, Frances O'Connor, Shirley Knight, Dylan McDermott and Mark Duplass. It is loosely based on the short story "Gramma" by Stephen King. It was produced by Jason Blum for his Blumhouse Productions banner and McG. The film was released straight to video by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment on October 7, 2014.
A single mother (Frances O’Connor) and her two children George (Chandler Riggs) and Buddy (Joel Courtney) go to help take care of their grandmother (Shirley Knight) who has mystical powers.
- Chandler Riggs as George Bruckner
- Joel Courtney as Buddy Bruckner
- Frances O'Connor as Rebecca McCoy
- Shirley Knight as Mercy
- Pepper Binkley as Young Mercy
- Dylan McDermott as Jim Swann
- Mark Duplass as Uncle Lanning
- Amanda Walsh as Charlotte
- Harley Graham as Phoebe
- Joe Egender as Wendell
on October 25, 2012, it was announced Peter Cornwell would be directing the film from a script by Matt Greenberg and that Frances O'Connor had been attached to star in the film. on November 30, 2012, it was reported Chandler Riggs had joined the cast of the film, opposite Joel Courtney in the lead roles.