Stephen King

‘The Stand’ Adaptation Has Now Been Expanded to Four Films

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
Doubleday
Stephen King's 'The Stand' is a project that has struggled to find its way to the big screen for many years now, but in the hands of 'The Fault in Our Stars' director Josh Boone, it's finally picking up serious steam and the adaptation has felt more promising than ever. Whether or not Boone could take King's epic novel and translate it into one film has been a lingering question, and one that Boone has finally answered: No, 'The Stand' will not be just one film. Instead, it will be a shocking four-film adaptation, which seems excessive even for fans of the novel.

Stephen King is No Fan of 'Room 237' Calls It "Academic Bulls---"

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by Jacob Hall November 04, 2014 09:56 AM
Warner Bros.
Stephen King, the horror maestro behind dozens of great and plenty of terrible novels, recently sat down for his first extended interview in 15 years and revealed himself to be just like your smart, political and odd uncle. Well, an uncle that really, really hates 'Room 237' and Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining.'

'The Stand' Could Be More Than One Movie, According to Stephen King

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by Britt Hayes October 07, 2014 05:01 PM
Doubleday
Adapting Stephen King's epic novel 'The Stand' is no easy feat -- but we've been previously assured that the latest iteration, which has fallen into the hands of 'The Fault in Our Stars' director Josh Boone, would be an R-rated, three-hour version. Well, maybe that's not entirely true, according to King himself. You know, if King himself is to believed about such things.

'Oculus' Director to Tackle Tricky Stephen King Adaptation Next

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by Britt Hayes May 18, 2014 09:39 AM
Getty Images/Viking
While 'Oculus' wasn't a titan at the box office like 'The Conjuring,' it was definitely quite a clever and spooky little horror flick, making director Mike Flanagan a name to keep an eye on. Flanagan has set his next project, and it's certainly going to take someone with clever ideas for an adaptation of Stephen King's 'Gerald's Game'

'TNT' Developing 'Firestarter' Sequel, Plus Trailers for 'The Librarians,' 'Transporter' and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2014 12:06 PM
Universal / TNT
While all the broadcast networks scurry about with their surprising renewals, cancellations, pickups and scheduling for Upfronts, TNT added a number of exciting new series to their development slate, simultaneously debuting trailers for Noah Wyle's return to 'The Librarians,' 'Transporter: The Series,' period drama 'Public Morals' and more.

'Under the Dome' Season 2 Sets June Premiere, Halle Berry's 'Extant' Coming for July

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 15, 2014 12:33 PM
CBS / Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
We didn't bother keeping up with CBS' Stephen King drama, 'Under the Dome,' in its initial 2013 run, given how far-fetched the sci-fi story quickly became, but will the people of Chester's Mill have a brighter day in season 2? CBS has officially set a premiere for Dean Norris and co. to return, along with a date for Stephen Spielberg-Halle Berry drama 'Extant.'

George Romero's 'Tales from the Darkside' Up for CW Reboot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 13, 2013 08:40 AM
CBS
Just when you started to worry that TV would never come up with another original property, what's one more reboot for the pile? More exciting than 'Murder, She Wrote,' it's George Romero's classic horror serial 'Tales from the Darkside' on deck for the reboot treatment at The CW, courtesy of Stephen King's progeny Joe Hill, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci!

See the Cast of 'The Shining' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes October 31, 2013 11:15 AM
Warner Bros.
In 1980, visionary director Stanley Kubrick released 'The Shining,' a psychological horror film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. 'The Shining' follows writer Jack Torrance as he takes his family up to an isolated hotel to work on completing his novel. While there, his son discovers he has psychic powers, and Jack himself begins a descent into murderous madness. It's been 33 years since the film first terrified audiences, so join us as we revisit the cast of the film and see what they're up to now.

See the Cast of 'It' Then and Now

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by Britt Hayes October 08, 2013 09:23 AM
Lorimar
Released in 1990 and based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, 'It' was a special three-part TV miniseries event. The story follows a group of outcast kids and self-proclaimed losers who fight an evil demon posing as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, the evil demon clown has returned to seek vengeance, bringing these former friends back together again under unfortunate circumstances. Twenty-three years after the series' initial debut, we take a look back at this awesome ensemble cast and see what they're up to now.