One of Stephen King's novellas will be transformed into a television series by SyFy. The cable channel has ordered 13 episodes to be made based on King's "The Colorado Kid", Mark Stern, Executive Vice President, Original Content for SyFy announced on Monday, November 30. The series will be titled "" and its production will be in motion early 2010.
"Haven", according to the press release, is "full of complex, yet identifiable, characters and compelling supernatural situations." The pilot is written by Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn aka "" scribes. "Sam and Jim wrote a great pilot, and we can't wait to see Scott [Shepherd], Lloyd [Segan], and Shawn [Piller] join them in bringing this town to life as a series," Stern said in making the announcement.