CLIVE BARKER'S THE THIEF OF ALWAYS
GENRE I Fantasy, Kids & Family
Comps and References: Alice in Wonderland and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets Harry Potter
Writer: Mick Garris (Hokus Pocus, The Stand, Bag of Bones), Based on the book by Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Candyman)
Logline: In a world where every day is Christmas and Halloween arrives nightly, a 13-year-old boy embarks on a magical journey, but when wonders turn to demons, he must fight to save his friends and return home alive.
Synopsis: The Thief of Always tells the magical story of Harvey, a bright 13-year-old who is suffering from winter doldrums. That is until a creature takes him to a place where every day is Christmas filled with fun, and Halloween comes every night. It is a place of miracles where every childhood whim is satisfied. There is a price to be paid, of course, but our young hero, charmed and seduced by the wonders, does not stop to consider the consequences. Wondrous miracles turn into menacing demons and sinister magic, sending our hero on a mission to get him and his new friends back home.
The book is a fantastical fable, loved by millions of fans all over the world.