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Evan Almighty Flounders

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...

By on 25 June 2007

Movie Reviews: 1408

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...

Will Churchgoers Flood Theaters This Week?

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...

Cusack Creeped Out By The Shining Hotel

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...

Fascinating Fact 3266

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

Darabont Dismisses 'Degrading' Horror

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...

Fascinating Fact 2933

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...

Abrams To Fight For King's Dark Tower

LOST co-creator and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: III director JJ ABRAMS is in talks to acquire the rights to horror writer STEPHEN KING's novel THE DARK TOWER. King has been keen to keep the project away from...

King: 'Wife's Cleaning Inspired Me To Write'

Horror writer STEPHEN KING was moved to write his new book LISEY'S STORY after his wife cleaned his study when he was in hospital. After sustaining horrific injuries including a collapsed right lung, multiple fractures...

Fascinating Fact 2420

Horror writer STEPHEN KING celebrated his first promotional visit to the UK for a decade by joining British acid house blues band ALABAMA 3 on stage for a jam session.

Screenwriter Nigel Kneale Dies

British screenwriter NIGEL KNEALE died yesterday (31OCT06) following a long battle with ill health. He was 84. Kneale is best known for writing the hit British TV show THE QUATERMASS EXPERIMENT which debuted in 1953...

Darabont To Film Another Stephen King Novel

Director FRANK DARABONT is bringing another STEPHEN KING novella to the big screen after finding success with the author's stories THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (94) and THE GREEN MILE (98). THE MIST tells the story of...

Sleepless Forlani Terrified Of Losing Water

Actress CLAIRE FORLANI lies awake at night worrying about the world's water resources. The British-born MEET JOE BLACK star admits she struggles with insomnia and her fear that earth will run out of drinking water...

Ferrell And Reilly Join Larry King For Joke Interview

Actors WILL FERRELL and JOHN C REILLY brought a little light relief to newsman LARRY KING's CNN show on Friday (04AUG06) when they appeared as their bumbling NASCAR driving characters from new film TALLADEGA NIGHTS:...

Fascinating Fact 1888

GEORGE CLOONEY is set to star in a remake of STEPHEN KING fright-fest PET CEMETERY.

Authors Implore Rowling Not To Kill Harry In Final Book

Two best-selling authors have asked the best-selling author of all not to kill off the central character of her stories. John Irving (The World According to Garp) and Stephen King (Carrie) told a news conference...

King: 'Keep Harry Potter Alive'

Top American authors JOHN IRVING and STEPHEN KING are launching a campaign to prevent JK ROWLING from killing off boy wizard HARRY POTTER in her next book. THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP writer Irving and...

King's It To Return To Tv

Classic STEPHEN KING horror mini-series IT is set for a remake. SALEM'S LOT screenwriter PETER FILARDI is reportedly reworking the script of the 1990 TV epic, which starred TIM CURRY as a demonic clown. The...

King Furious Over Idol Competition

Horror giant STEPHEN KING has blasted US TV network ABC for scheduling the small screen adaptation of his latest work DESPERATION at the same time as the AMERICAN IDOL finals. The MISERY author is thrilled...

The Things They Say 1783

"People say I must be a horrible person but it's not true. I have the heart of a little boy in a jar on my desk." Horror writer STEPHEN KING denies a warped personality.

Jackson Teams Up With Cusack For King Film

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON is teaming up with JOHN CUSACK for the STEPHEN KING thriller 1408. Cusack will star as a debunker of paranormal occurrences who finds real terror when he checks into the notorious...

King Brings Cell To Big Screen

Author STEPHEN KING is teaming with HOSTEL director ELI ROTH to bring his best-selling book CELL to the big screen. Roth recently read the thriller, which sees a mysterious pulse sent through cellular phones turn...

King To Chat To Fans

Writer STEPHEN KING is offering to call his most fervent fans as part of a marketing ploy for his new book CELL. The SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION writer, who doesn't own a cell phone, will contact...

Macy And Hurt To Appear In King Series

WILLIAM H MACY, KIM DELANEY and WILLIAM HURT have signed up to appear in an eight-hour TV series based on STEPHEN KING's short stories. NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING is...

Cradle Of Filth Star Rejects Satanic Slurs

Black metal rocker DANI FILTH insists the gothic fascinations of his band CRADLE OF FILTH do not make him a Satanist. Filth, real name DANIEL LLOYD DAVEY, is adamant his interest in darkness and...

Romero Takes On Stephen King Horror

Horror king GEORGE ROMERO will direct the movie version of STEPHEN KING's novel FROM A BUICK 8. The celebrated film-maker will tell the story of a boy who discovers a dark secret about his...

King Writes Comic Books

Acclaimed writer STEPHEN KING is set to take a break from penning horror novels to turn his attention to comic books. King will write a series for Marvel Comics based on his DARK TOWER...

Scary King Hates Halloween

Horror writer STEPHEN KING hates Hallowe'en because neighbours expect him to turn his home into a frightfest. The man behind horror classics like CARRIE and THE SHINING likes to take vacations around the spooky...

Kooper Cites His Insomnia For Incredible Work Ethic

Legendary guitarist/producer AL KOOPER attributes his prolific work ethic to being a long-standing insomniac who has always worked through the night. Former BLOOD, SWEAT + TEARS star Kooper, who's sleep condition is so legendary...

Stone Set For A Scare In Stephen King Series

SHARON STONE is set for a scare after signing up to star in a new series of STEPHEN KING mini-movies, based on his NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES tales. Full details of her role and storyline...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

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Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Movie Review

Marvel fans will love the action mayhem in this Avengers sequel, but everyone else will vividly feel the fatigue that...

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