Stephen King

‘The Dark Tower’ Teaser Photo Opens the Door to Mid-World

by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
Earlier this week it was revealed that the first footage from The Dark Tower will debut in October during Entertainment Weekly’s Popfest. Until then, Stephen King and the cast of the long-awaited adaptation have been releasing intriguing teaser photos on social media — like the latest image, which features young protagonist Jake Chambers and a quote that fans will immediately recognize.

‘It’ Producer Compares Stephen King Adaptation to ‘Stranger Things,’ Time Collapses in On Itself

by Britt Hayes August 12, 2016 @ 3:08 PM
Warner Bros.
Stranger Things creators The Duffer Brothers recently revealed that they once offered to direct the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It, but Warner Bros. politely declined. Instead, they went off and made a Stephen King story of their own with their hit Netflix series. Perhaps returning the shout-out favor, one of the producers behind It is comparing the upcoming film to Stranger Things, thus creating a nostalgia paradox that will inevitably cause the internet to implode.

Stephen King Says Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Is Peak Stephen King

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 20, 2016 @ 9:42 AM
Those who powered through all eight hours of Netflix’s Stranger Things know the supernatural drama wears many influences on its sleeve, often out-and-out referencing famous Spielberg movies, or even legendary author Stephen King. King heartily seems to approve of the comparison, however, sharing his praise for Stranger Things online.

‘The Dark Tower’ Viral Marketing Reveals Hidden Secrets All Around You

by Britt Hayes July 19, 2016 @ 11:54 AM
EW / Sony
The Dark Tower won’t hit theaters until next February, but the viral marketing campaign for the long-awaited adaptation has officially kicked off ahead of Comic-Con 2016 (which starts this week; yes, really). Following this week’s huge batch of sneak peeks, Sony has released a downloadable app for The Sombra Group, which book readers will instantly recognize as the nefarious corporation used by sinister forces to keep a foothold in our world and aid them in their quest to destroy the titular tower.

More ‘Dark Tower’ Photos Take Jake to Mid-World, Plus Stephen King Reveals Hidden Book Connections

by Britt Hayes July 15, 2016 @ 12:10 PM
EW / Sony
Ready for even more new photos and details from The Dark Tower? Good, because we have plenty. In addition to yesterday’s sneak peeks and exciting intel on the long-awaited adaptation, we have a handful of new photos featuring Idris Elba’s Gunslinger and his young companion Jake Chambers, played by newcomer Tom Taylor. The pics also give us a good look at Mid-World, the world beyond our own where the titular tower stands and an epic journey awaits.

‘The Dark Tower’ Director Confirms a Majorly Exciting Story Change

by Britt Hayes July 14, 2016 @ 4:17 PM
Not long ago, Stephen King shared a teaser photo from The Dark Tower that hinted at a potentially huge game-changer for the long-developing film adaptation. The TL;DR version: It’s not an adaptation, necessarily, but a sequel. To explain exactly why that is would be to get into book spoiler territory, so I’ll save that for later in this post. For now, director Nikolaj Arcel has confirmed our suspicions about that photo and what it means for Roland’s quest in The Dark Tower.

New ‘Dark Tower’ Photos and Details Shed Light on The Gunslinger and The Man in Black

by Britt Hayes July 14, 2016 @ 1:47 PM
EW / Sony
It’s all happening. Yes, really. Once thought to be too ambitious and sprawling for a big screen adaptation, The Dark Tower is finally hitting theaters next February, with Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey in the dueling roles of the heroic Gunslinger and the villainous Man in Black. New photos of the actors have debuted, along with more details on the characters they play in the long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s epic book series — which is going to be making some pretty big changes on its journey from page to screen.

‘It’ Reveals First Look at Pennywise the Clown, Still Terrifying as Ever

by Britt Hayes July 13, 2016 @ 11:47 AM
Netflix / Warner Bros.
Clowns are scary enough to most people, but Stephen King took that terror to a new level with It, his coming-of-age horror novel about a group of friends plagued by an evil entity that takes the form of a fearsome clown. It’s impossible to top Tim Curry’s portrayal of Pennywise in the TV miniseries adaptation King’s story, but director Andy Muschietti appears to have done a fair job of delivering something almost as scary in his new film adaptation of It.

New ‘Dark Tower’ Set Photos Show Off Idris Elba’s Gunslinger, First Look at Jake Chambers

by Matthew Monagle July 3, 2016 @ 1:41 PM
Grant / 20th Century Fox
It’s getting harder and harder for people to hide their excitement for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, and while we still have a long way to go before we get to see finished product — the men in Dark Tower costumes filmed across the desert, and ScreenCrush followed — many fans can pass the time glued to their computer screens, looking for any new set photos and behind-the-scenes content they can get our hands on.