Category Archives: Stephen King

#19hoursinbangor brings film writers to Bangor for an exclusive Stephen King tour

Yesterday, Aug. 1, Colombia Pictures, the producers of the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower,” sent a gaggle of movie writers, bloggers, podcasters and more on a whirlwind 19-hour press trip through Bangor — a.k.a. Derry, a.k.a. Bangor, a.k.a. the Queen City, site of countless King nightmares and dreamscapes. “The Dark Tower” […]

There’s another “IT” trailer, and, not surprisingly, it’s just as terrifying as the first one

Start your week off right with some terrifying psychological horror: the second trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s “IT” just dropped. It further reveals more of Andres Muschietti’s vision of the Loser’s Club, the group of outcasts who end up fighting Pennywise, the earthly avatar of an immortal evil. We get a much […]

New Stephen King/Owen King collaborative novel, “Sleeping Beauties,” also to become TV series

The new book “Sleeping Beauties,” a collaboration between Stephen King and his son, fellow novelist Owen King, isn’t even due out until Sept. 26, but the rights to it have already been picked up for its eventual development as a TV series. Production company Anonymous Content, which has produced TV shows like “Mr. Robot” and […]

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

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 […]