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David Yates To Tackle King's The Stand

Harry Potter director David Yates is swapping the wizard world for post-apocalyptic Earth - he's set to adapt Stephen King's acclaimed book The Stand for the big screen.Yates is now in advanced talks with Warner...

Pierce Brosnan To Tackle Stephen King's Bag Of Bones On Tv

Pierce Brosnan is heading back to TV as the star of a new mini-series based on Stephen King's novel Bag Of Bones.The former James Bond will play Mike Noonan in the A&E network adaptation of...

Ron Howard To Direct Formula 1 Movie 'Rush'

Ron Howard, the acclaimed American filmmaker, is reportedly set to direct the Formula 1 movie 'Rush'. Ron Howard will get behind the camera for the project which tells of the 1970's rivalry between the late...

Javier Bardem In Talks For The Dark Tower Film And Tv Deal

Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in negotiations to star in a movie trilogy and TV series based on author Stephen King's horror series The Dark Tower.The No Country For Old Men star is on the...

Javier Bardem Close To Dark Tower Deal

Javier Bardem is finalising a deal to appear in 'The Dark Tower'.The 'No Country For Old Men' actor is reportedly close to signing with Universal Pictures to portray Roland Deschain in the Stephen King adaptation,...

Stephen King & John Mellencamp's Play To Debut In Atlanta

Horror author Stephen King's new play collaboration with rocker John Mellencamp has a start date - it will open in Atlanta, Georgia next April (12).The odd couple has been working on Ghost Brothers of Darkland...

Stephen King To Write Walking Dead Script?

Stephen King may pen a script for the Amc zombie series 'The Walking Dead'.Stephen King, the acclaimed horror writer, is currently in negotiations to write an episode of the 'The Walking Dead', reports OnTheRedCarpet.comThe veteran...

Jerry O'connell Reunites With Stand By Me Cast

Jerry O'Connell and the original cast of 'Stand By Me' reunited in Los Angeles today (18th March 2011).Jerry O'Connell, the American actor and star of the iconic eighties movie 'Stand By Me', reunited with the...

King Wants Gyllenhaal And Thornton For The Stand Remake

Legendary horror writer STEPHEN KING is urging movie bosses to cast JAKE GYLLENHAAL and BILLY BOB THORNTON in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 book THE STAND.The post-apocalyptic story, which sees the United...

Javier Bardem Offered The Dark Tower Role

Javier Bardem has been offered the lead role in 'The Dark Tower'. The Spanish actor - who received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for 'Biutiful' earlier this week - is reportedly wanted by director Ron...

Viggo Mortensen Set To Enter The Dark Tower?

Viggo Mortensen is set to star in 'The Dark Tower'.Director Ron Howard is to turn Stephen King's book into a three-part movie adaptation and is keen for the 'Lord of the Rings' actor to take...

Daniel Craig And Hugh Jackman For The Dark Tower?

Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman are being lined up for a role in 'The Dark Tower'.Director Ron Howard has confirmed the two are in "talks" for parts in the Stephen King novel-adaptation, despite the fact...

Mellencamp's Musical Inspired By Haunted Home

Rocker JOHN MELLENCAMP has revealed the inspiration behind his musical collaboration with horror writer STEPHEN KING - he once owned a haunted house where a grisly murder took place.The veteran songwriter teamed up with King...

King's Security Gate Struck In Car Crash

Horror author STEPHEN KING had a security scare at his Maine home on Sunday morning (29Aug10), when a car smashed into a large iron gate barricading the property.An estimated $100,000 (GBP66,670) in damage was caused...

King To Make Cameo In Biker Drama

Author STEPHEN KING has landed a role in one of his favourite TV dramas after letting producers know he's a fan.The horror and thriller writer will make a special appearance in biker drama Sons of...

King: 'Now We'll See If Salinger Left Behind A Literary Treasure Trove'

Horror author-turned-columnist STEPHEN KING has paid tribute to literary great J.D. SALINGER - even though he was never a big fan.In a post on EW.com, the Carrie writer admits he's intrigued by what the reclusive...

Jennings Lands Author King For New Album

Rocker SHOOTER JENNINGS has found a thrilling narrator for his new concept album BLACK RIBBONS - best-selling horror author STEPHEN KING.The novelist plays the voice of Will O' The Wisp, a radio talk-show host being...

King Hands Out Christmas Cash To Troops

Horror author STEPHEN KING has given U.S. troops a Christmas boost by handing over $13,000 (GBP8,125) to help soldiers get home for the holidays.The Misery writer will help 150 service families spend Christmas Day together...

King Writing The Shining Sequel

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...

Roth 'Walks Away' From King's Cell Adaptation

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...

Film Version Of Stephen King Horror It Planned

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...

By on 13 March 2009

King Not A Fan Of Twilight Author

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...

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

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...

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

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...

By on 03 October 2008

Hancock Beats Kung Fu Panda To UK Box Office Punch

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...

By on 08 July 2008

Stephen King Musical Planned

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...

Renfro Died Of Drug Overdose

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...

By on 11 February 2008

Sir Ian Praises Renfro

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...

By on 18 January 2008

Actor Renfro Dies At 25

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,...

By on 16 January 2008

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