Category Archives: Stephen King

Surprise! J.J. Abrams announces new Stephen King series on Hulu, “Castle Rock”

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Stephen King fans were likely taken by surprise on Friday, when super-producer J.J. Abrams’ company Bad Robot dropped a teaser trailer for a new Hulu limited series called “Castle Rock.” While very little is known about the series, the trailer points to many of King’s most iconic characters and locations, from Annie Wilkes and Danny […]

Hollywood’s “Black List” of new screenplays is out, and two Stephen King biopics are on it

The Hollywood Black List, a yearly list of the most well-liked unproduced original screenplays circulating among film executives, has just come out, and alongside searing romances, sweeping epics and plenty of science fiction head-scratchers, there are a number of biopics — including some about Bangor’s most famous son. No, it’s not Charles Rocket: It’s Stephen […]

Stephen King’s “Wizard and Glass” to be TV series, filling in “Dark Tower” movie backstory

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Akiva Goldsman, producer of the upcoming first installment of the “Dark Tower” movie series set to hit theaters Feb. 17, announced today that “Wizard and Glass,” the fourth book in the series that details gunslinger Roland Deschain’s backstory, would be developed into a TV series. Goldsman told Entertainment Weekly that the long-rumored “Wizard and Glass” […]

Stephen King’s 1992 novel “Gerald’s Game” headed for Netflix adaptation

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Though it’s been in the works for several years now, it appears that director Mike Flanagan and the man himself have confirmed that Stephen King’s 1992 novel, “Gerald’s Game,” will be coming to the small screen in the near future. Netflix did not confirm directly, but director Flanagan — known for his popular Netflix-released¬†2016 thriller […]

New film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” reveals its redesigned Pennywise

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Entertainment Weekly revealed on Tuesday morning the redesigned costume for Pennywise, the horrible inter-dimensional clown monster at the center of “It.” While most King fans are accustomed to Tim Curry’s creepy clown from the 1990 miniseries, director¬†Andy Muschietti is taking a slightly different approach for the 2017 Pennywise, to be played by Bill Skarsgard. So… […]