Posts Tagged ‘stephen king’

Come and play with us…Let’s See What the Grady Twins from THE S...

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Yahoo movies ran an article catching up on the cast of The Shining, which I find both interesting and not timely at all.  Lisa and Louise Burns, the identical twins who played the Grady sisters in Stanley Kubrick’s flick were in London this week attending a screening of Dr.Strangelove.  I would never of thought to

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Stephen King’s THE SHINING Sequel, DOCTOR SLEEP Gets Release Date

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It’s said many times here in the CoF that we are fans of Stephen King, so excuse us if this doesn’t quite fall under movie news (yet).  The Shining took the world by storm 35 years about and King is now treating fans to a sequel titled Doctor Sleep [read when we first talked about

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Is THE DARK TOWER Dead or Alive?

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Just when you thought it was safe to post movie news, the Internet changes the story!  Last night I read that the highly ambitious movie and TV adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower at Warner Bros. was a dead deal, the second studio to pass on the sure to be epic. Ron Howard was

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Stephen King’s ‘IT’ Will Be Adapted Into Two Films

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The long awaited adaptation of Stephen King’s It for the big screen is finally moving forward.  Director Cary Fukunaga (Jane Eyre) will turn the 1,104 page novel into two films, which is good news for those worried about heavy alterations.  If you are a fan of the TV version from 1990 like me (seriously, it’s

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Warner Bros. Could Save THE DARK TOWER, As They Should

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The road to The Dark Tower has been a bumpy one, last year Universal decided not to move forward with the adaptation of Stephen King’s epic series. Deadline reports all signs are now pointing to Warner Bros. as they are negotiating to finally bring the movie to the big screen. We have heard rumblings of

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Yeah, A Remake Of CARRIE Sounds About Right

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Somebody somewhere thought it would be a good idea to try another big screen telling of Stephen King’s Carrie (his first published novel).  That somebody I’d like to predict will be wrong.  MGM and Screen Gems announced last year that they hired playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to write a new script for Carrie, he’s the guy

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So Ben Affleck Will Direct Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ Now

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Back in August we were told that the team of director David Yates and screenwriter Steve Kloves were reportedly set to reunite for a big screen version of the Stephen King saga The Stand. Now Warner Bros. has moved away from the duo and landed the project on the lap of one Mr. Ben Affleck.

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Stephen King Announces ‘Dr. Sleep’, Sequel to ‘The Shining’

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So it seems Stephen King has been planning a sequel to The Shining for some time, and now it’s officially going to happen.  We enjoy us some King around here; he’s influenced many mediums in entertainment and it’s not easy to knock the man.  That original book is one of King’s most popular, a lot

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