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Samuel L Jackson apparently just can't get enough of Stephen King, because The Hateful Eight star may be joining his third movie based on the work of the horror master.
For as many times as we've see The Dark Tower get close to becoming a motion picture, Stephen King has probably seen it happen a couple times more. Which makes his recent comments on the matter all the more intriguing.
There are two nearly undeniable truths about Stanley Kubrick version of Stephen King’s The Shining. One is that The Shining is an absolutely terrifying horror movie. The other is that Stephen King hates that movie with the fiery passion of 1,000 burning suns.
While Hollywood has been adapting Stephen King’s stories for decades, lately the attempts to make movies based on his books have been going more slowly. The latest victim is the 1978 tome The Stand, which was just delayed, again.
Imagine if The Shining spent a summer following the Grateful Dead around living on nothing but mushrooms and LSD. And if that had a bad trip, I suspect it would look something like The Chickening.
This news that Idris Elba might play the lead in the film adaptation of The Dark Tower has been met with some backlash because it changes the race of the character. The film's writer and producer has his own thoughts on the controversy
While the first movie in The Dark Tower series hasn’t even been officially greenlit, the project is still moving forward like they’re expecting the call to get started any day now.
Is Idris Elba the perfect Roland Deschain? Fans are likely divided on the matter, as is often the case when an actor is cast or being eyed to play a beloved literary character. The issue tends to be heightened even further when race plays a part, as is the case for the potential feature adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series.
There have been numerous movies and TV series based on Stephen King stories. Through all of them, his magnum opus The Dark Tower has remained unadapted.
Comments made by the new director of It suggest that the approach to the story may differ from King’s novel, in this distinct way.
The Stanley Hotel, which inspired Stephen King's The Shinning, is expanding to include a museum and fully functioning film studio, meaning that it's going to be harder to do all work and no play.
When you think of Misery, the first thing that comes to mind is that "hobbling" scene. However, it's very different from the book, somehow less brutal, because as it was written, no one wanted to work on the movie.
Sadly, we will never get to see a Cary Fukunaga-directed adaptation of Stephen King's It. The filmmaker started working on the big screen project all the way back in 2012, but wound up having too many disagreements with the studio and ultimately left the production behind.
The adaptation of Stephen King's massive horror novel It suffered a big setback when director Cary Fukunaga left the film just before it was supposed to shoot. Now the filmmaker opens up about why.
The adaptation of Stephen King's It suffered a setback when it lost its director recently, but they've hired Mama's Andy Muschietti to fill that role.
The new version of Cujo that is now in the works will probably have a lot of Stephen King fans scratching their heads. This is because the remake is going to be titled C.U.J.O. with the letters apparently standing for "Canine Unit Joint Operations."
In the wake of True Detective's Cary Fukunaga vacating the director's chair for New Line's It remake, some new concept art for another failed remake has hit the airwaves.
Stephen King’s Dark Tower saga stretched over seven main books that took him decades to write and publish. King’s own accident, when he was hit by a van while walking, inspired him to hunker down and finish the saga in 2003, so that he (and his fans) could have closure on Roland’s all-encompassing journey.
The feature adaptation of Stephen King's It hit a pretty substantial setback recently, leaving fans of the novel to wonder if the horror story will ever see the proper adaptation it deserves.
While losing a prime director in Cary Fukunaga, the big screen adaptation of It has gained a great opportunity to scoop up a new helmer. Read on to see who's made our It list, and why they fit the bill.