The Tommyknockers will soon be joining movies like It in the realm of modern Stephen King remakes thanks to James Wan, who’s attached to produced, and Universal Pictures, which just won the rights for the project.
Holy blood-soaked nightgown, Batman! Riverdale’s musical episode had no right to be that good... but it was! If you were counting down the minutes to when you could start learning the Carrie-inspired tunes yourself, you’re in luck—the entire soundtrack is available to listen to for free right now.
In 1982, two years before the book was even published, Universal Pictures bought the rights to Stephen King’s The Talisman for Steven Spielberg to make into a movie. In the 36 years since, nothing has happened with it. But, according to the director, that may finally be about to change.
Thanks to It, Gerald’s Game, the upcoming Castle Rock, and even The Mist and The Dark Tower, Stephen King is hot in Hollywood again. But just because the film and TV industries are once again taking notice of the legendary writer doesn’t mean fans have ever forgotten him.
Between the huge success of It and the growing anticipation ahead of the Hulu series Castle Rock, it’s safe to say that Stephen King Adaptation Fever is still in full force. Hot on the heels of the Doctor Sleep movie announcement comes news of another proposed King-inspired television show: The Bone Church.
What first sounded like fan speculation may actually come to fruition. Variety reports that Jessica Chastain is in talks to play the older version of Beverly in It: Chapter Two.
Hulu just released the first trailer for its upcoming series, Castle Rock. The show is an original tale inspired by a blend of works from the mind of Stephen King, and with this trailer, we finally have a better idea of what that means.
Just a month after horror filmmaker Mike Flanagan spoke about wanting to adapt Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining into a feature film, he’s been hired to do just that. According to Deadline, Doctor Sleep has been put “on the fast track” at Warner Bros., with Flanagan at the helm.
Stephen King, horror author extraordinaire, is no stranger to the world of television, and while his work hasn’t been quite as successful there as it has been in film, it’s certainly been an essential part of King’s horror empire. With that said, his newest idea is probably his best.
A Stephen King enthusiast has just been struck a terrible blow that a lot of other fans might feel once they hear the news. A large portion of a private collection of King works, which included original typed manuscripts of Maximum Overdrive and The Eyes of the Dragon, has been lost to an accident.
Some actors find that the only real way to truly bring a character to life on the big screen is to give part of themselves over to the fictional identity—making space within themselves so that the other being might exist. Actor Bill Skarsgård learned the hard way that sometimes, that process has consequences.
It’s Christmas in the eerie town of Kirlian—well, sort of. With doomsday on the horizon thanks to an incoming comet, everyone’s favorite late-night radio DJ has decided to celebrate a little out of season... but his listeners, beset by the usual supernatural horrors, are having none of it.
In The Dark Tower series, fans know “there are other worlds than these.” So maybe in one of those worlds, this holiday season, top 10 lists across the internet include The Dark Tower movie, and fans clamor for news on its sequel and speculation runs rampant of where the story goes next.
The big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s It is available on digital download today. It includes several deleted and extended scenes, including one that was never in the film at all.
After It was released, some of the excitement surrounding the film was about what wasn’t on screen. Director Andy Muschietti teased that the home release might have an extended version of the film, plus rumors abounded of a gross flashback scene involving Pennywise devouring a baby. Now a list of the actual deleted…
Rumors of a new adaptation of the Stephen King classic Pet Sematary have been floating around at Paramount for the best part of a decade—but it seems like 2017 turning into the year of Stephen King, crowned by the success of It, has finally lead to the movie going forward.
One of the reasons Stephen King’s It is so good is that shocking opening scene. Pennywise lurking in the sewer, coaxing and eventually killing Georgie, is terrifying and unforgettable, whether it’s on the page, on TV, or—most recently—on the big screen. You can see why here.
The movie based on King’s The Dark Tower novel series did not do well. It did not do well at all. Also, it was pretty bad. But the TV series maybe, maybe has a chance at seeing the light of day. If it happens, though, it won’t be following up on the movie.
Successful Stephen King adaptations are everywhere right now—but one that didn’t stick its landing is The Dark Tower. Both at the movies and on TV, the future of The Dark Tower series is in up in the air. However, King recently gave fans a glimmer of hope that the story could continue on the page.
I mean, when you’re pitching yourself as being “From the Mind of Stephen King,” you damn well better have a small slice of Americana hiding some messed up stuff. But Castle Rock’s own take on a classic King trope looks as starkly gorgeous as it does creepy.