A new Netflix production for a film based on a Stephen King novella has set up shop in the Nutmeg State and has added another location to its growing list of Connecticut backdrops.
The Ridgefield Playhouse was the latest set of “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone,” a film based on the thriller writer’s latest collection of novellas, “If It Bleeds.” The movie tells the story of a boy named Craig who bonds with the titular character, a reclusive millionaire, over books and a found iPhone, the release notes. The phone is buried with Mr. Harrigan upon his death, and it becomes Craig’s line of communication to the deceased man. According to IMDb, the film is slated to be released in 2022.