NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: ScreenRant (by Stephen Barker).
- Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy's challenging and iconic novel, will finally be adapted into a movie after decades of speculation and failed attempts.
- The graphic violence and moral ambiguity of the novel, combined with McCarthy's poetic prose, have made it a difficult sell to studios and a formidable challenge for filmmakers.
- Filmmaker John Hillcoat has been confirmed as the director for Blood Meridian, following his successful adaptation of McCarthy's novel The Road, and the movie is expected to closely follow the novel's harrowing story of violence and nihilism in the American Southwest.
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