Paul Giamatti... Arnie
Clancy Brown ... Doctor Albert Marconi
Chase Williamson ... Dave
Rob Mayes ... John Doug Jones ...Roger
film tells of a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with
each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift
across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer
human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and
mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David,
a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can
these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No.
No, they can’t.
Synopsis by David Wong
John Dies at
the End is a comedic horror novel written by David Wong that
was first published online as a webserial beginning in 2001, then
as an edited manuscript in 2004 and printed paperback in 2007
via Permuted Press. An estimated 70,000 people read the free online
versions before they were removed in September 2008. Thomas Dunne
Books published the story with additional material as a hardcover
on September 29th, 2009.
As of October 21,
2010, a film adaptation of the book is being produced under director
Don Coscarelli, and stars Paul Giamatti Doug Jones and Clancy