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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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

King Offers Chance To Star In Book

Horror impresario STEPHEN KING is offering one lucky bidder the chance to have a character named after them in his next spine-chilling book - but he warns that the story will be particularly gruesome....

King Sued By 'The Real' Annie Wilkes

Celebrated horror author STEPHEN KING is being sued by a New Jersey writer, who claims he based his sadistic character in MISERY on her. ANNE HILTNER claims she's the real ANNIE WILKES, who was...

Stephen King Urges Graduates To Stay In Maine

Best-selling author STEPHEN KING has urged students graduating from America's University of Maine to donate a tenth of their earnings to worthy causes - and stay in the New England state. Delivering the commencement...

Stephen King's Sons Inherit The Horror Gene

Legendary horror writer STEPHEN KING's sons OWEN and JOSEPH are set to hit the big screen with their own thriller. The King brothers' film's FADE AWAY focuses on a Boston detective, who dies,...

Stephen Kings Buys Haunted House

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has bought a haunted mansion next door to his home in Bangor, Maine. The CARRIE author and his wife TABITHA paid $720,000 (GBP400,000) for the spooky three-storey Victorian building -...

King Names Maria Full Of Grace 2004'S Best Film

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has given critically-acclaimed movie MARIA FULL OF GRACE the ultimate seal of approval - by naming it the best film of 2004. The drug-fuelled movie has beaten films including THE...

King Names Idiot Album Of The Year

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has given a sales boost to GREEN DAY's new album AMERICAN IDIOT, by urging fans to rush out and buy it for Christmas. The author names the punk record his...

Prince Advises Youngsters Away From Music Business

PRINCE has some strong advice for fans hoping to follow in his footsteps - stay out of the music industry and embark on a more spiritual life instead. The PURPLE RAIN rocker, who became...

Mccarthy Reveals His Alcoholism

Brat Pack pin-up ANDREW McCARTHY was struggling with hangovers all the way through cult teen movie PRETTY IN PINK. The actor, who is on the rise again in America thanks to his role in...

Stephen King Follows The Red Sox For New Book

Horror writers STEPHEN KING and STEWART O'NAN are teaming up to pen a book about a shared passion - notorious baseball losers the BOSTON RED SOX. The two authors will attend Red Sox games...

Gibson's Passion Remains On Top

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST has topped the American box office for the third week straight, taking in $31.7 million (GBP17.6 million) and pushing its total to $264 million (GBP146.6 million). MEL GIBSON's dramatisation...

Maine City Hopes Stephen King Book Will Boost Tourism

An upcoming STEPHEN KING mini-series about a haunted hospitals has high expectations pinned on it - officials in Lewiston, Maine, are hoping it will boost the city's tourism. The 15-hour KINGDOM HOSPITAL, which begins...

Stephen King Offers Words Of Support To Jackson

MICHAEL JACKSON has received a little unlikely support from horror author and fellow EDGAR ALLAN POE fan STEPHEN KING. Writing in his ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY pop culture column, King admits he's already tired of America's...

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