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See extended trailer for CBS' version of Stephen King's Under the Dome
Time and again, he's brought adaptations of interesting and compelling novels to TV, only to wind up with stuff that is too uninspired too boring or too dumb Still, I have high hopes for the latest attempt to turn King's quality pages into quality television, CBS' Under the Dome .
Thu May 16, 2013
Stephen King's Under The Dome Gets a New Trailer
So you guys remember the Truman show? Or Edtv? Cute little dark comedies about people with their lives under the public eye? What if you never asked to be under the public eye? What if you never asked to be sectioned off from the rest of the world? What if you don't even have a choice? Such is the case with the new television series from Stephen ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Interview: Jack Skillingstead, Author of Life on the Preservation
In 2001, When Jack Skillingstead entered Stephen King's "On Writing" competition, King selected Jack's entry as one of five winners.
Tue May 14, 2013
Stephen King-John Mellencamp Musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland...
A theatrical concert version of the Stephen King -John Mellencamp musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County , which had a 2012 world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, will launch a tour this fall in Bloomington, IN.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cinema Blend News
Avatar's Stephen Lang Joins The Stephen King Adaptation A Good Marriage
With CBS airing Under the Dome this summer, and Kimberly Peirce's Carrie remake coming in October, it will already be a good year for Stephen King fans.
Sun May 12, 2013
Los Angeles Times
'The Mist': Frank Darabont, Thomas Jane on 'angry, bleak' ending
"The Mist" writer-director Frank Darabont is seen at work on "The Walking Dead" in September 2010.
'Carrie' sends her mom a twisted Mother's Day card
Just in time for Mother's Day, MGM and Screen Gems have released a rather disturbing cinematic mosaic from the upcoming movie, " Carrie ." According to a May 11 post from We Got This Covered , this is just one of the many different and unique marketing campaigns for the upcoming horror remake, which is based on the popular Stephen King novel.
Sat May 11, 2013
SpeakEasy's 23rd Season to feature cult musical 'Carrie,' plus 'Color Purple'
The World Premiere of "Kurt Vonnegut's Make Up Your Mind," the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama "Tribes," and the soul-stirring Broadway musical "The Color Purple" are among the five premiere productions that SpeakEasy Stage will present in its 2013-2014 Season, the company's Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault announced today.
Fri May 10, 2013
Maureen Johnson asks fans to give classic literature a modern 'girly' makeover
A top novelist has asked her fans to redesign classic novels as if they were being marketed at women in protest at the 'girly' imagery publishers use on book covers for women authors.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Room 237: The Shining haunts these obsessed fans
Room 237 fuses fact and fiction through interviews with ardent fans convinced they have decoded Stanley Kubrick's The Shining's secret messages regarding genocide, government conspiracy and the nightmare that we call history.
Stephen King's son tackles 'NOS4A2'
As a struggling writer, Joe Hill knew there was an easier way to get his career off the ground.
Wed May 08, 2013
Room 237 deconstructs a seminal Kubrick film
Though his larger body of work has been ridiculed and embraced in equal measure, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining has scaled the steep walls of genre and navigated a labyrinth of critical revisionism to emerge an uncontested classic.
Tue May 07, 2013
As The Great Gatsby opens, what makes a good book adaptation, anyway? | Alan Yuhas
Baz Luhrmann is the latest to try translating a celebrated book to the big screen, but there's danger in being too faithful to the text Daisy and Tom Buchanan meet each other in a scene of Baz Luhrmann's film the Great Gatsby Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS.
Mon May 06, 2013
Will Netflix adapt 'The Dark Tower'?
So awhile back Stephen King wrote a book series called The Dark Tower . It was unlike his previous works in that it was an epic, expansive fantasy story.
Fri May 03, 2013
'The Dark Tower' coming to Netflix? Ted Sarandos talks the possibility
When last we heard about Ron Howard 's ambitious plans to adapt "The Dark Tower," it wasn't good news.
Ansel Elgort shares glimpse at his 'Divergent' set chair
Ansel Elgort , who has now begun filming his portions of " Divergent " in Chicago and may be one of the top five contenders testing for the leading male role in Shailene Woodley's other YA-to-big screen adaptation "The Fault In Our Stars," has joined in on the set sneak peek-sharing game! Elgort also tweeted about his nervousness over working on a ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
The Des Moines Register
'Room 237' offers obsessive look at 'The Shining'
You don't have to be an obsessive fan of "The Shining" to enjoy "Room 237," whose title will be recognizable immediately to those who fit that description.
Cinema Blend News
Stephen King's Joyland Option Picked Up By The Help's Tate Taylor
It's a risk to option a book that hasn't even hit shelves yet, but it's one that paid off for The Help director Tate Taylor, who picked up the option for Kathryn Stockett's book before it became a hit.
Stanley Film Festival: The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park launches a...
Occasionally taking a meeting really does lead to something taking off - maybe even something eerie and special.
Wed May 01, 2013
Netflix's Ted Sarandos Says He Spoke to Ron Howard about Producing the Dark Tower
Director Ron Howard 's adaptation of the Stephen King book series The Dark Tower has had an incredibly rough development process.