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King Writing The Shining Sequel

25th November 2009

STEPHEN KING has thrilled horror fans with the news he has started work on a sequel to his most famous book - THE SHINING.The 1977 novel was adapted for the big screen three years later...

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Roth 'Walks Away' From King's Cell Adaptation

13th July 2009

Actor/director ELI ROTH has ditched plans to adapt author STEPHEN KING's thriller CELL for the big screen.The moviemaker had been linked to the project, about an artist who struggles to reconnect with his son after...

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The Things They Say 12490

3rd June 2009

"I haven't seen anything like that ever. So I wanted to be the girl who did it." Israeli supermodel BAR REFAELI jumped at the chance to do a near-naked photoshoot for men's magazine Esquire with...

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Film Version Of Stephen King Horror It Planned

13th March 2009

Stephen King's classic horror novel It is set for the big screen in a new Warner Bros adaptation, it has been announced.The 1986 book, which tells of a group of adults reuniting to battle the...

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The Things They Say 11063

5th February 2009

"The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can't write worth a darn. She's not very good." Author STEPHEN KING doesn't think TWILIGHT writer STEPHENIE MEYER is on a...

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King Not A Fan Of Twilight Author

4th February 2009

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has served up a fright for TWILIGHT author STEPHENIE MEYERS, insisting she "can't write worth a darn". King, the writer of classics like Carrie and Misery, has gone public with his critique...

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The Things They Say 10802

16th January 2009

"My wish is that 2009 will be the year AMY WINEHOUSE gets it right." Author STEPHEN KING on his hopes for British singer Winehouse....

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The Exorcist Voted Greatest Horror Film Of All Time

31st October 2008

William Friedkin's The Exorcist has been voted the best horror film ever made in a new Halloween poll.The 1973 thriller, based on William Peter Blatty's book, topped an online poll of more than 6,000 HMV...

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Jk Rowling Earns '£5 Per Second' As World's Richest Author

3rd October 2008

The creator of Harry Potter has seen her bank balance swell by more than 5 every second in the last year, according to a new report.JK Rowling has been confirmed as the world's highest-earning author...

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Jk Rowling Earns '£5 Per Second' As World's Richest Author

3rd October 2008

The creator of Harry Potter has seen her bank balance swell by more than 5 every second in the last year, according to a new report.JK Rowling has been confirmed as the world's highest-earning author...

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Hancock Beats Kung Fu Panda To UK Box Office Punch

8th July 2008

Will Smith's new film Hancock has debuted at the top of the UK box office, pushing Kung Fu Panda into second place.The Columbia Pictures release followed its $66 million (33 million) bow in the US...

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Stephen King Musical Planned

27th February 2008

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has teamed up with rocker JOHN MELLENCAMP to create a new musical. The author, famed for his chilling tales, has written the script for Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County with Mellencamp...

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Renfro Died Of Drug Overdose

11th February 2008

Actor Brad Renfro died as a result of a drug overdose, a Los Angeles coroner has ruled.The 25-year-old was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on January 15th, with local police stating at the time...

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Sir Ian Praises Renfro

18th January 2008

Sir Ian McKellen has paid tribute to Brad Renfro, his Apt Pupil co-star, who was found dead this week.McKellen acted alongside a 15-year-old Renfro in the 1998 movie, an adaptation of the Stephen King novella...

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Actor Renfro Dies At 25

16th January 2008

Actor Brad Renfro has been found dead at a Los Angeles apartment aged just 25.The former child star had been tipped for the top after an impressive turn in the John Grisham adaptation The Client,...

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The Things They Say 6689

4th January 2008

"I had a great year and, as always, it starts with the people who read the books. It was especially nice to hear from you this year because I turned 60 and I finally had...

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Fascinating Fact 4279

12th November 2007

Horror novelist STEPHEN KING recently stripped off for a free meal at a U.S. restaurant. Maine's Black Frog cafe which offers a "naked lunch" deal to any customers who jump into a nearby lake.

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Exorcist Named Scariest Ever

30th October 2007

The Exorcist has been named the scariest film ever made in a new survey, while Silence of the Lambs baddie Hannibal Lecter was voted the top villain.A poll of more 5,000 movielovers by MSN Movies...

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Shawshank Redemption 'Most Inspiring Movie'

13th September 2007

Shawshank Redemption, the 1995 film starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins, has been named as the most inspirational movie by a poll of film fans.The tear-jerking film, which was based on Stephen King's novel, sees...

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Bourne Beats Expectant Couple

5th September 2007

The Bourne Ultimatum has held on to its top spot at the UK box office for the third week running, keeping comedy Knocked Up in second place.Starring Matt Damon as the eponymous Jason Bourne, the...

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Stephen King Mistaken For Book Vandal

16th August 2007

Best-selling horror author Stephen King was mistaken for a book vandal in Australia after signing copies of his own novel.The writer was autographing his latest book, Lisey's Story, in an Alice Springs bookshop when customers...

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King Mistaken For Vandal

16th August 2007

Celebrated author STEPHEN KING was mistaken for a vandal in an Australian bookstore after signing books for fans. The horror novelist was visiting Dymocks store in Alice Springs when he was accused by a customer...

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Almighty? Hardly

25th June 2007

Although several box-office analysts had commented that Universal was being especially cautious when it estimated that its $200-million Evan Almighty would likely earn around $40 million in its opening weekend, the reality turned out to...

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Evan Almighty Flounders

25th June 2007

Hollywood comedy Evan Almighty has reached the number one spot in the North American box office, but with much lower ticket sales than expected.The film starring Steve Carell made $31.1 million (15.6 million) between Friday...

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Movie Reviews: 1408

22nd June 2007

Critics, who are used to roundly cursing just about every newly released horror film, aren't doing so in the case of 1408, a film based on a story by Stephen King about a cursed hotel...

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Will Churchgoers Flood Theaters This Week?

22nd June 2007

This may officially be the first weekend of the summer, but the summer is half over so far as Hollywood is concerned -- and it's uncertain how much longer younger moviegoers will be willing to...

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Cusack Creeped Out By The Shining Hotel

18th June 2007

JOHN CUSACK didn't have to dig too deep to play a terrified hotel guest in new horror movie 1408 - he once stayed at the place writer STEPHEN KING based THE SHINING on. The actor...

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Fascinating Fact 3266

21st May 2007

Horror writer STEPHEN KING's favourite song of all-time is the SEX PISTOLS' ANARCHY IN THE U.K....

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Darabont Dismisses 'Degrading' Horror

20th April 2007

Director FRANK DARABONT has dismissed horror movies such as HOSTEL and SAW as "degrading". Darabont has based three of his films, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE GREEN MILE and the upcoming THE MIST, on STEPHEN KING...

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Fascinating Fact 2933

27th February 2007

LATEST: Horror writer STEPHEN KING was so thrilled with the idea of MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director J.J. ABRAMS making the movie adaptation of his latest work THE DARK TOWER he sold him an option on...

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