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Stephen King

  1. adaptations
    All the Changes HBO’s The Outsider Makes to Stephen King’s NovelYou don’t tap Richard Price to do an adaptation and expect him not to put some of his own fingerprints on it.
  2. tv review
    HBO’s The Outsider Keeps You Guessing, and Guessing, and GuessingRichard Price’s adaptation of Stephen King’s 2018 crime thriller weaves a tangled, unruly web of questions it doesn’t seem inclined to answer.
  3. vulture lists
    Every Stephen King Reference and Easter Egg in Castle Rock Season TwoThe Hulu series brings one of King’s most iconic characters to the town of Castle Rock, but season two’s name-dropping goes well beyond Annie Wilkes.
  4. deep dives
    The Discomforting Legacy of Wendy TorranceShelley Duvall’s performance in The Shining is just one of the many bold, perplexing aspects of Stanley Kubrick’s beloved adaptation.
  5. endings
    Is Doctor Sleep a Faithful Sequel to The Shining? It’s Complicated.Let’s talk about the ending of Mike Flanagan’s Stephen King adaptation, and how it diverges from Stanley Kubrick’s universe.
  6. movie review
    Doctor Sleep Is a Horror Film of Messy PleasuresMike Flanagan’s spiritual sequel to The Shining is elevated by great performances. But King’s and Kubrick’s legacies loom large.
  7. vulture guides
    A Guide to the Best Stephen King AudiobooksFeaturing Kathy Bates, Sissy Spacek, Tim Curry, and more.
  8. q&a
    Castle Rock’s Lizzy Caplan on Taking Annie Wilkes Beyond MiseryFor Hulu’s Stephen King remix series, Caplan had to navigate the shadow of Kathy Bates as well as the pitfalls of depicting mental illness.
  9. trailer mix
    Jason Bateman Maybe Murdered Someone in The Outsider TrailerBased on the book by little-known author Stephen King.
  10. casting
    Whoopi Goldberg to Receive Visions From God in The Stand AdaptationWho’s ready for some world-ending plague drama?
  11. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of It Chapter TwoAnd how the horror sequel winks at Stephen King’s penchant for bad finales (and orgy scenes).
  12. vulture lists
    Every Stephen King Movie, Ranked From Worst to BestAs It Chapter Two hits theaters, we rank all of the horror master’s film adaptations.
  13. movie review
    A Sentimental It Chapter Two Needed More PennywiseAndy Muschietti’s second movie lacks the horror and gravitas of its predecessor.
  14. lawsuits
    Warner Bros. Is Being Sued by It Miniseries ProducerPennywise also named in limited liability.
  15. remakes
    If Marilyn Manson Isn’t Satan in The Stand, Then What Was the Point of All This?The second most exciting piece of Marilyn Manson news we’ve ever heard.
  16. horror
    Shudder’s Creepshow Series Adds Kid Cudi and Big Boi to CastAnd DJ Qualls! Do not sleep on DJ Qualls.
  17. dragon shows
    Stephen King’s The Eyes of the Dragon Is Coming to HuluHulu has heard your GOT lamentations, and it wants to help.
  18. adaptations
    James Wan Enters the Stephen King Universe to Produce Salem’s LotVampires from Atomic Monster.
  19. the industry
    Julianne Moore Enters the Stephen King Universe to Star in Apple’s Lisey’s StoryKing will reportedly write all eight episodes of the series, which is based on his 2006 novel.
  20. service journalism
    How Scary Is the New Pet Sematary?And is new Church as frightening as original Church?
  21. vulture lists
    13 Stephen King Books That Should Be Adapted NextCreepy amusement parks, killer cars, time travel, and more worthy King plots.
  22. casting
    Lizzy Caplan Will Bring the Misery to Castle Rock Season Two As Annie WilkesWith a special bonus: Elsie Fisher will play her daughter.
  23. horror
    Shudder Is Entering the Horror Anthology Game With CreepshowThe show will feature adaptations of Stephen King and Joe Hill stories, among others.
  24. alfonso cuaron
    When Alfonso Cuarón Adapted Stephen KingLa Hora Marcada, a Twilight Zone–like horror anthology that ran on Mexican television, gave Cuarón early shots at directing.
  25. trailer mix
    The New Pet Sematary Trailer Hopes to Stir Up Your Trauma From the OriginalBut will there be ankle slashing?
  26. vulture lists
    Every Stephen King Reference and Easter Egg in Castle RockThe Hulu show is packed with nods to The Shawshank Redemption, Cujo, The Shining, and other King classics.
  27. chat room
    Melanie Lynskey and Jane Levy Are Castle Rock’s Most Lovable Weirdos“When they sent me the Castle Rock script, it said that my character was Tracy Flick meets Ed Gein.”
  28. further reading
    George Pelecanos’s Favorite Prison BooksAnd a list of prisoners’ favorite reads, based on his time working with inmates.
  29. chat room
    Sissy Spacek on Castle Rock, Stephen King, and Why She Still Watches CarrieThe legendary actress gives one of the year’s most haunting performances in “The Queen.”
  30. movies
    Westworld’s Zahn McClarnon Might Join Dr. Sleep AdaptationHe’d be joining Ewan McGregor in this, your next waking nightmare.
  31. tv review
    Castle Rock Is Creepy, But Can’t Escape Its Own DemonsThe Hulu series struggles to prove itself equal to Stephen King.
  32. stephen king
    Postcards From the Long, Dark History of Castle Rock, MaineIn every Stephen King adaptation, this town is bad news.
  33. trailer mix
    Hulu Wants You to Know How Terrible This Place Is in Full Castle Rock TrailerWhere the broken hearts and spooky killers play.
  34. film
    A Quiet Place Writers to Adapt Stephen King’s The Boogeyman Into a FilmIt’s a great time to be a Stephen King fan and a bad time to be a person who plans to sleep again.
  35. stephen king adaptations
    Netflix Staying in the Stephen King Business With In the Tall Grass AdaptationJames Marsden is in negotiations to star.
  36. Universal Is Bringing You a Movie Adaptation of Stephen King’s The TommyknockersMan, small-town Maine just cannot catch a break.
  37. Phoebe Robinson’s 10 Favorite BooksRoxane Gay, Zora Neale Hurston, and more
  38. the industry
    Stephen King’s The Bone Church Is Being Developed for TV (The TV Is Also Bones)Spoiler alert: That’s one spooky church!
  39. stephen king adaptations
    Gerald’s Game Director Is Adapting Stephen King’s Shining SequelWarner Bros. is betting on the reliability of Mike Flanagan.
  40. chat room
    1922’s Thomas Jane on Working with Rats and Raging Against the Machine“If we don’t wake up, the conniving man is going to fucking kill us all in our sleep.”
  41. Stephen King on His New Netflix Movies, It, and His Big Year“It’s kind of a perfect storm, isn’t it?”
  42. Carla Gugino Talks Playing a Sexual-Assault Survivor in Gerald’s Game“Many emotions you’re able to move through, but shame is one that often sticks for life.”
  43. The Shawshank Redemption’s Prison Will Be a Major Setting in Hulu’s Castle RockAndré Holland plays an attorney who gets an “unusual” death-row case at the nearby Shawshank Penitentiary.
  44. close reads
    Let’s Talk About That Scene With the Hand in Gerald’s GameIt’s not for the squeamish.
  45. box office
    It Beats The Exorcist to Become the Highest-Grossing Horror Movie of All TimePennywise dances past the half-billion mark.
  46. sequels
    The It Sequel Will Arrive After Labor Day In 2019New Line wants to recapture that dark magic.
  47. stephen king adaptations
    Watch the Trailer for the Adaptation of Stephen King’s Novella 1922King is going for a seasonal hat trick at the movies.
  48. stuff the derry tourism board doesn't want you to know
    Bill Skarsgard Describes Cut It Flashback That Hints at Pennywise’s Origin StoryPennywise was alive a looong time before clowns were invented.
  49. Stephen King’s Story ‘Suffer the Little Children’ Being Developed as a FilmFirst published in 1972, the short story is part of King’s Nightmares & Dreamscapes collection.
  50. box office gold
    The New It Has Already Made a Record-Breaking Amount of MoneyHorror movies continue to bring in high returns.
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