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Stephen King's The Long Walk Coming To The Big Screen

Stephen King's 'The Long Walk' is being made into a film that is being directed by Norwegian filmmaker André Øvredal.The 'Troll Hunter' director is set to helm New Line's big screen adaptation of the book,...

James Wan Adapting Stephen King's Salem's Lot

James Wan is adapting Stephen King's novel 'Salem's Lot' for the big screen.The producer is teaming up with screenwriter Gary Dauberman - who penned the script for 2017's remake of King's classic horror novel 'It'...

Alex Ross Perry Adapting Stephen King's Rest Stop

Alex Ross Perry is adapting Stephen King's short story 'Rest Stop' for the big screen.The 34-year-old indie filmmaker will be writing the screenplay for the iconic author's 2003 story, which was originally published in Esquire...

Jason Clarke Was Scared Of 'Losing Audience' In Pet Cemetery

Jason Clarke was terrified of ''losing the audience'' in 'Pet Cemetery' with extra scenes that are not in the original book.The 49-year-old actor plays Dr. Louis Creed in the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's...

Jordan Peele Isn't Interested In 'Casting A White Dude' As His Lead

Jordan Peele can't see himself ''casting a white dude'' as a lead in one of his movies. The 40-year-old African-American director's latest psychological horror 'Us' follows a black middle-class couple (Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke)...

Jordan Peele's Us Breaks Horror Film Records At Box Office

Jordan Peele's 'Us' broke horror movie records as it topped the weekend American box office with $70.3 million. The fright fest starring Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke banked the huge sum at the domestic...

Mike Barker To Direct Stephen King's The Talisman

Mike Barker is to direct the movie adaptation of Stephen King and Peter Straub's novel 'The Talisman'. The 'Handmaid's Tale' director is on board to helm the highly anticipated movie version of the best-selling 1984...

Jacob Tremblay's 100k Shining Role

Jacob Tremblay has landed a $100,000 role in 'The Shining' sequel.The 12-year-old actor - who shot to fame in critically acclaimed movie 'Room' - has landed a role in 'Doctor Sleep', an adaptation of Stephen...

Jacob Tremblay's 100k Shining Role

Jacob Tremblay has landed a $100,000 role in 'The Shining' sequel.The 12-year-old actor - who shot to fame in critically acclaimed movie 'Room' - has landed a role in 'Doctor Sleep', an adaptation of Stephen...

Sophia Lillis To Star In Gretel And Hansel

Sophia Lillis is set to star in 'Gretel and Hansel'. The 16-year-old actress - who rose to fame after her role in last year's hit adaptation of 'It' - has signed up to play Gretel...

James Ransone: The Best People Are 'Unique Weirdos'

James Ransone thinks the best people are always ''unique weirdos''.The 39-year-old actor - who stars as Eddie Kaspbrak in the much-anticipated 'It - Chapter Two' - recently met with acclaimed author Stephen King, whose work...

From 'The Shawshank Redemption' To 'Carrie': 10 Greatest Stephen King Movies

It might not surprise you to know that Stephen King's work has been adapated to film and television more times than any other author in history. Of course, it helps that he is such a...

Ewan Mcgregor To Play Doctor Sleep In 'The Shining' Sequel

Earlier this year, the exciting announcement was made that Stephen King's 'The Shining' sequel, 'Doctor Sleep', was going to be put to film seven years after the book's release. Now it's been revealed that none...

Amy Seimetz To Star With Jason Clarke In 'Pet Sematary'

Amy Seimetz will co-star with Jason Clarke in 'Pet Sematary'. The 'Alien Covenant' actress is in talks to take on a leading role in the remake of the 1989 horror classic from Stephen King, Variety...

Kevin Bacon To Star And Produce New Thriller You Should Have Left

Kevin Bacon will star in and produce the new supernatural thriller 'You Should Have Left'.The 59-year-old 'Footloose' star is teaming up with David Koepp and Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to adapt the 2017 book of...

'The Dark Tower' Tv Series Being Worked On By Amazon

When 'The Dark Tower' hit the big screen in 2017, it was hit hard with negative reviews from both critics and the wider viewing public. Despite a strong cast that including Idris Elba as The...

Jessica Chastain In Talks For It Sequel

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in the 'IT' sequel.The 40-year-old actress admitted in November she would love to star in Andres Muschietti's next installment to the hit 2017 reboot of Stephen King's iconic...

'It: Chapter 2' Will Begin Filming In Toronto Later This Year

When Stephen King's 'IT' was first adapted for the screen in the form of a miniseries, Tim Curry took on the central role of the monstrous evil that was Pennywise. He made for a fantastic...

Tom Taylor's $125k Pay Day

Tom Taylor could quadruple his fee for 'The Dark Tower' - if it becomes a franchise.The 16-year-old actor - best known for playing Tom Foster in hit BBC TV series 'Doctor Foster' - stars...

Stephen King Praises It Remake

Stephen King has praised the remake of 'IT' as ''the right movie at the right time''.The 68-year-old writer penned the iconic novel in 1986 which was first adapted into a two-part miniseries in 1990, before...

Bill Skarsgard Used His Own Facial Twitches In It

Bill Skarsgard used his real-life facial twitches to bring Pennywise the Clown to life in 'IT'.The 27-year-old actor stars as the terrifying, child murdering monster in Andy Muschietti's re-imagining of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel...

Jessica Chastain Wants To Be In It Sequel

Jessica Chastain would love to star as an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel.The 40-year-old actress has already worked with horror helmer Andres Muschietti on his directorial debut 'Mama', and following the success of his...

Dennis Widmyer And Kevin Kolsch To Helm Pet Sematary Remake

Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch are set to helm a new version of 'Pet Sematary'.The two filmmakers - who recently helmed the 2014 horror 'Starry Eyes' - have joined Paramount's big screen remake of Stephen...

Stephen King Promises A "Complete Reboot" For 'The Dark Tower' On Tv

When Stephen King's fantasy novel series 'The Dark Tower' finally made its way to the big screen earlier this year, it had been a long time coming. Fans had been waiting to see the Gunslinger...

Stephen King Says Rating For The Dark Tower Was A Challenge

Stephen King has opened up about the challenges faced by the writers who had to adapt his 'Dark Tower' book series for the big screen - admitting making his violent story suitable to get a...

Stephen King Explains Why He Thinks 'The Dark Tower' Movie Flopped

Taking in just $110 million in the worldwide box office and with reviews largely negative, it's fair to say that the Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey-led film 'The Dark Tower' flopped upon its release a...

It 2 Gets 2019 Release Date

The sequel to 'IT' will be released in 2019.The hit re-imagining of the Stephen King 1986 novel follows a group of youngsters who are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against terrifying...

Jaeden Lieberher Wants Ewan Mcgregor As Bill In It Sequel

Jaeden Lieberher wants Ewan McGregor to play an older Bill in the 'IT' sequel.The 14-year-old actor stars as the leader of The Loser's Club in Andres Muschietti re-imagining of the Stephen King 1986 novel, which...

Bill Skarsgard Reveals Disturbing Scene Cut From It

Bill Skarsgard admitted a ''disturbing'' origin story to Pennywise was cut from 'IT'.The 27-year-old actor stars as the terrifying, child murdering clown in Andres Muschietti's reimagining of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel but Skarsgard revealed...

Bill SkarsgäRd Reveals "Really Disturbing" Scene Was Cut From 'It'

It's fair to say that the recent adaptation of critically-acclaimed Stephen King novel 'IT' has become a major success in the box office. Taking in over $371 million in worldwide takings in just its second...

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