Articles Tagged 'Stephen King'

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6 Stephen King Adaptations We Watched From Behind Our Fingers

`Most, if not all, of Stephen King‘s stories adapted for TV or film are promised to be thrilling… but there are those that standout, leaving a permanent mark, with certain scenes leaving us frozen with fear yet unable to stop sneaking glimpses through clasped hands. Mr. Mercedes, starring Brendan Gleeson as a retired police detective who’s being taunted by a serial […]

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Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’ Gets Three New Motion Posters Featuring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey

What’s a motion poster? Just what it sounds like: a poster that moves. Stephen King‘s The Dark Tower series of novels is being adapted into a film (August 4), starring Anglophenia favorite Idris Elba (Luther) as Roland Deschain, The Gunslinger, and Matthew McConaughey as Walter O’Dim, aka, Randall Flagg, The Man in Black. We’ve been covering this […]

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Stephen King’s ‘Castle Rock’ Confirmed for Hulu with Teaser Trailer

Stephen King has another adaptation in the works. It’s hard to keep track of them, but we’ll give it a go: first it was announced a reboot of his 1990s miniseries It is heading to the big screen. Then it was confirmed James Franco is set to star in the feature-length adaptation of the short story Drunken Fireworks, followed […]

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FIRST LOOK: Stephen King’s ‘It’ Has Begun Filming

It was terrifying the first time around. But the remake, which hits theaters in late 2017, is set to be even bigger and badder than the original adaptation. Most of you know exactly what It is, but some may be thinking, “What is it?” No, not “it” but… It with a capital “I.” We’ll just spell it out to cut down on any confusion: Stephen King‘s […]

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James Franco to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Drunken Fireworks’

It’s hard to tell what there are more of these days: movies based on Stephen King stories or movies starring James Franco. Either way, there’s about to be a new one that ticks both boxes, as the latter has signed on to appear in, and produce, an adaptation of a recent work by the former. […]

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Stephen King Shares Cryptic ‘Dark Tower’ Tweet

The film adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Dark Tower series is hitting the big screen on February 17, 2017. At this point we know Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in the leads as Roland Deschain, the Gunslinger, and the Man in Black, respectively. It’s not clear where the film starts, though. The book series spanned […]

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Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey To Star in Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’

After false starts and months of speculation, a movie adaptation of Stephen King’s “magnum opus” The Dark Tower is going ahead, and will star Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. The news came from the most official of sources: the acclaimed author himself. King tweeted: “It’s official: The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed,” […]

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