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Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

[SPOILERS FOR THE SHINING] This week we continue our Stephen King retrospective with Doctor Sleep, directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Ewan MacGregor as Danny Torrance, the boy who escaped the Overlook Hotel at the end of The Shining. Which The Shining, you might ask? There are so many: from the Stephen King book came […]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

The movie version of Doctor Sleep, Stephen King’s decades-later sequel to The Shining, arrived with a ton of hype and mostly positive reviews. Writer-director Mike Flanagan is probably the best adapter of King stories. He’s a massive King fan and meticulous, serious and thoughtful filmmaker. King reportedly disliked the Stanley Kubrick adaptation of The Shining […]

Stephen King Adaptations That Could Use a Remake [OPINION]

Stephen King Adaptations That Could Use a Remake

Stephen King is the most adapted author in the modern era with 48 theatrical, 26 television, and 17 derivative projects. That’s not counting comic books or remakes. With the release of his latest adapted work Doctor Sleep in theaters, here are five titles we could revisit. The Running Man (Stephen King as Richard Bachman) In […]



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“Castle Rock” Season 2: “Never Wrong”* Lizzy Caplan, Elsie Fisher on Annie/Joy Dynamic & Much More [BC INTERVIEW]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock having premiered its second season at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and the series debuting its first three episodes this week to strong early reviews (with Bleeding Cool‘s review coming this week), executive producer/showrunner Dustin Thomason as well as cast members Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Elsie Fisher, Paul Sparks, and Matthew Alan […]

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The Road to “Castle Rock” Season 2: Tim Robbins on Why Stephen King “Works”, The Town’s Evil & More [BC INTERVIEW]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock having premiered its second season at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and the series debuting today to strong early reviews (with Bleeding Cool’s review coming this week), executive producer/showrunner Dustin Thomason as well as cast members Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Elsie Fisher, Paul Sparks, and Matthew Alan sat down with Bleeding Cool […]

The Road to “Castle Rock” Season 2: Paul Sparks, Matthew Alan Talk Merrill Family, King’s Universe & More [BC INTERVIEW]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock having premiered its second season at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and the series set to debut on October 23 to strong early reviews, executive producer/showrunner Dustin Thomason as well as cast members Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Elsie Fisher, Paul Sparks, and Matthew Alan sat down with Bleeding Cool to discuss what fans […]

The Road to “Castle Rock” Season 2: EP Dustin Thomason on Going “Misery”, Stephen King Influences & More [INTERVIEW]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock having premiered its second season at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and the series set to debut on October 23 to strong early reviews, executive producer/showrunner Dustin Thomason as well as cast members Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Elsie Fisher, Paul Sparks, and Matthew Alan sat down with Bleeding Cool to discuss what fans […]

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“The Outsider”: HBO Releases Official Teaser for January 2020 Stephen King Adapt Series

As the “Stephen King-ification” of the world rolls along, HBO‘s adaptation of the author’s bestselling supernatural novel The Outsider is offering viewers their first official teaser for the upcoming limited series. Andrew Bernstein (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Umbrella Academy) is on board to direct several episodes (along with executive producer/cast member Jason Bateman) and serve […]

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“The Stand”: Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access’ Stephen King Limited Series Adapt

CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand has added yet another familar name to the emsemble cast, with Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine, House of Cards) set to join the streamer’s post-apocalypse-set project. Kinnear joins previously-announced cast members Alexander Skarsgard, Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Heather Graham, Odessa Young, […]

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“Castle Rock” May Not Big Enough for Both Annie Wilkes, “Pop” Merrill [VIDEO]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock having premiered its second season at New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and the series set to debut on October 23 to strong early reviews, the horror anthology from creators Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason, and executive producers J.J. Abrams and King, is taking a moment to introduce […]

“The Stand”: Heather Graham Joins CBS All Access’ Stephen King Limited Series

CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand has added a very familar name to the emsemble cast, with Heather Graham (Boodie Nights, Flaked) set to join the streamer’s post-apocalypse-set project. Graham joins previously-announced cast members Alexander Skarsgard, Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Henry Zaga, Jovan Adepo, Owen […]

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“The Stand”: “Arrow” Star Katherine McNamara Joins Stephen King Adapt; Eion Bailey, Hamish Linklater Also Cast

CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand continues adding to its cast, with Eion Bailey (Once Upon a Time), Katherine McNamara (Arrow), and Hamish Linklater (Legion) set to join the streamer’s post-apocalypse-set project. Bailey, McNamara, and Linklater join previously-announced cast members Alexander Skarsgard, Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, […]

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NYCC Attendees Get Road Map, Clues to “Castle Rock” Season 2 [IMAGES]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock set to have its premiere at this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC) and fans treated to the first official trailer for the horror anthology’s second season return from creators Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason, and executive producers J.J. Abrams and King. But that wasn’t all: earlier this […]


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“The Stand”: Nat Wolff Joins CBS All Access’ Stephen King Adapt

Less than a month after a major wave of casting news for CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand was released, we’re learning the name of another addition to the streamer’s post-apocalyptic project. Nat Wolff (Stella’s Last Weekend) is set to join the currently-in-production series – joining Alexander Skarsgard, […]

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“Castle Rock” Doesn’t Know a Cockadoodie Thing About Annie Wilkes – But They Will [OFFICIAL TRAILER]

With Hulu’s critically-acclaimed Stephen King “shared universe” series Castle Rock set to have its premiere at this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), fans are getting the first official trailer for the horror anthology’s second season return from creators Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason, and executive producers J.J. Abrams and King. And while Misery mainstay Annie Wilkes (Lizzy Caplan) […]

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“The Stand”: Whoopi Goldberg Reveals New Mother Abagail Hairdo

A week after a major wave of casting news for CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand was released, Whoopi Goldberg took to The View to show off the new white locks she’s sporting “for the next four months” as Mother Abagail. Goldberg revealed that Mother Abagail was “over […]