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Jessica Chastain Appears in New Trailer for Horror Film ‘Crimson Peak’

Jessica Chastain appears in a new trailer for the upcoming horror film Crimson Peak. Set in a three story Victorian mansion on an abandoned lot, the haunted house in Crimson Peak seemingly takes on a mind of its own, replete with demonic voices, shadowy figures, and creepy sounds emerging from every corner. Lady Lucille Sharpe (played by Jessica Chastain) and …

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Stephen King Talks Calling Mellencamp On His Bad Ideas

Stephen King has been working with heartland rocker John Mellencamp for more than a decade on a southern gothic musical, and while he acknowledges that the musician has a lot of good ideas, he’s not afraid to call him out on the bad ones. The duo might seem like an unlikely pair, but any fan of King’s knows how tied …

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Stephen King’s New Screenplay Echoes the BTK Killer

Stephen King’s first screenplay since 1989 (Pet Sematary) is scheduled to be released in theaters next month. A Good Marriage, adapted from King’s novella in his collection Full Dark, No Stars (2010), is said to be inspired by the infamous BTK killer, Dennis Rader. Rader, 69, is currently serving ten consecutive life sentences at El Dorado Correctional Facility in Kansas. …

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Hulu Greenlights Series Based On Stephen King Book ’11/22/63′

Hulu announced that it has greenlit a new original series called 11/22/63 based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television. Abrams, King, Carpenter and Bryan Burk are all serving as executive producers. Bad Robot’s Kathy Lingg is co-executive producer, and Athena Wickham is …

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“Shawshank Redemption” Stars Still Watch It, Just Like Us

“The Shawshank Redemption” began as a novella by Stephen King, a story called “Rita Hayworth And The Shawshank Redemption” that told a tale of enormously bad timing and of hope. It went on to become one of the most successful, popular films of all time…and 20 years later, it still holds up. The mistaken imprisonment of a truly innocent man …

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Under The Dome Leaks Season 2 Promo Online [Video]

It is still a couple of months before Under The Dome returns, but CBS has already released a promotional video for the show’s second season. The first season left off on quite a cliffhanger, and fans are anxiously awaiting to find out what will happen. Under The Dome is a suspenseful drama that airs on CBS, and is based on …

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Stephen King Apologizes For Tweet

Stephen King didn’t exactly show off his true writing skills on Twitter the other day. The best-selling horror author received a good amount of backlash after a couple of tweets-gone-wrong. The tweets were sent in response to Dylan Farrow’s open letter in the New York Times reiterating her assertion that actor Woody Allen had molested her when she was 7-years-old. …

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Rumor Has ‘The Dark Tower’ Possibly Going To Netflix

Rumors of a screen adaptation of Stephen King’s epic The Dark Tower series have been swirling for years, so it’s hard to put too much stock into any of them, but new rumors suggest it could become a Netflix series. AintItCool interviewed Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul at Sundance, who said he’s had “a ton of meetings” including a sit-down with …

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Under the Dome Season 2 Premieres in June

Under the Dome is set to be one of CBS’s main summer events. Its second season will premiere on June 30th. Based on the book by Stephen King, the series is about a small Maine town that has become trapped under a mysterious force field–or dome–as seen here in the featured original season trailer. The season premiere for season 2 …

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“Carrie” Stunt Freaks Out New Yorkers

“Carrie” was a huge success for author Stephen King; as the book that began to draw attention to the master of horror, it was also the one that changed his life when the paperback rights sold for a rather large chunk of change (after getting the news over the phone, King said, “I suddenly felt I had to buy Tabby …

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‘Room 237’ Is Now Available On Netflix

Room 237, the much talked-about documentary exploring theories about Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (loosely based on the Stephen King novel of the same name), has now become available on Netflix (both streaming and DVD). While the film is listed as a 2012 release, it only saw its limited theatrical run beginning in March before making its way to DVD this …

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New Under the Dome Trailer, Adapted Stephen King Story Comes To CBS

A metaphysical mystery, small town, a dynamic group of interesting characters; it certainly sounds like a Stephen King novel. Like all of the great Stephen King books, the story will be adapted to a different media. With ‘Under the Dome’, it will be receiving the television treatment, coming to CBS in June. The series will be produced by Brian K. …

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