Horns Optioned October 12, 2009 Joe Hill’s Horns Being Adapted for the Big Screen Joe Hill’s – son of Stephen King – novel “Horns” has been optioned as a potential film to Mandalay Pictures. The novel is described as a love story driven by horror and vengeance. The plot follows a 26-year-old man who wakes up one morning from a blackout hangover and finds horns sprouting out of his head. As the horns grow bigger by the day, the reason why seems to lie in the unsolved murder of his girlfriend. The will be published by William Morrow in February.