Tag Archives: Stephen King

“Bag of Bones” reviews hit ahead of Sunday’s airing

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: The A&E Network is getting ready to dig up “Stephen King’s Bag of Bones,” a four-hour epic miniseries based on The New York Times #1 bestselling novel, which features Pierce Brosnan’s return to television. The two-night event premieres on Sunday, December 11 and concludes on Monday, December[...]

Stephen King writes sequel to “The Shining”

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Horror/suspense author Stephen King recently unveiled passages from a new work, “Dr. Sleep,” the sequel to his 1977 bestseller, “The Shining.” Portions of the emerging text were read to an audience at Washington D.C.’s George Mason University. Said King, “I always wondered what happened[...]

Stephen King’s JFK assassination story optioned by Jonathan Demme

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stephen King’s phone has been ringing off the hook as Hollywood producers pay more attention to the best-selling author than they have in decades. Ron Howard flirted with converting King’s “Dark Tower” series to a multi-part TV and movie series. “Harry Potter” collaborators David Yates and Steve Kloves[...]

Is the “Harry Potter” team really doing “The Stand?”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stephen King’s “The Stand” may be coming to theaters in a multi-part adaptation that will be shepherded by “Harry Potter” teammates David Yates (director) and Steve Kloves (screenwriter). I use the term “may” because, despite some excellent reporting by HitFix’s Drew McWeeny, Stephen King movie adaptation stories[...]

Lindsay Lohan reportedly wants ‘Carrie’ remake role

HollywoodNews.com: If Lindsay Lohan is lucky, she just might be a part of a very famous movie remake, taking on a major role. Stephen King has allegedly mentioned Lindsay Lohan in an ‘Entertainment Weekly’ interview in regard to a remake of ‘Carrie,’ states TMZ. King only commented that he had heard[...]

“Carrie” reboot recruits “Spider-Man” scribe

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Get your dress ready for prom and fill up those buckets with pig blood, because Hollywood’s moving forward with a remake of “Carrie.” Brian DePalma’s 1976 thriller about a bullied girl (Sissy Spacek) cursed with telekinetic powers was, in itself, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the[...]

Charlie Sheen’s father speaks out on addiction, progress

HollywoodNews.com: Charlie Sheen’s father, Martin Sheen, is understandably very concerned about his son, but is happy to see that the actor is progressing. Martin spoke out about the current state of his son to the U.K.’s Sky News. “We pray for him. If he had cancer, how would you treat him?”[...]

Gilles Marini on ‘Brothers and Sisters,’ ‘Royal Pains’

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: The question of whether there’ll be a sixth season of ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters” has yet to be decided — but some are already starting a letter writing campaign. That’s gratifying news to the show’s Gilles Marini, who points out, “I think[...]

Stephen King responds to “Stand” remake rumors

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Once news broke that Hollywood planned a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s massive, post-apocalyptic tome “The Stand,” readers no doubt grew curious as to King’s take on the idea. Luckily, EW had access to the author (what with him once being a regular columnist for the weekly mag),[...]

Stephen King’s “The Stand” heading to the big screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stephen King’s “The Stand” remains one of his richest novels – ranking right up there with “It” and the “Dark Tower” series as one of the author’s all-time greats – but has remained a tough nut to crack for filmmakers looking to adapt the epic story. That’s not[...]
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