It isn't known if Ryan Murphy is also writing the script for The Town That Dreaded Sundown remake, or if they have another writer in place. The original film, loosely based on a true story, follows a Texas Ranger (Ben Johnson) trying to hunt down a serial killer in Texarkana, Arkansas.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown was released December 24th, 1976 and stars Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem, Charles B. Pierce, Cindy Butler, Earl E. Smith, Steve Lyons. The film is directed by Charles B. Pierce.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown is in development and stars Addison Timlin, Denis O'Hare, Gary Cole, Spencer Treat Clark, Edward Herrmann, Veronica Cartwright, Ed Lauter, Wes Chatham. The film is directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.