Stephen King's Teleportation Tale "The Jaunt" Will Be A Feature Film

The 1981 Stephen King short story The Jaunt (popularized by its inclusion in 1985 collection Skeleton Crew) will be made into a feature film by Andy Muschietti, director of Guillermo del Toro-produced horror flick Mama. » 3/13/15 11:30am 3/13/15 11:30am

Read A Brand-New Short Story By Stephen King

As the big-screen adaptation of It rumbles into existence with Cary Fukunaga at the helm, Stephen King's been keeping busy. A new story by the author appears in the March 9th issue of The New Yorker. It's a Western, and it's all about justice (or injustice?), and you can read it here. » 3/02/15 10:25am 3/02/15 10:25am

The Hotel That Inspired The Shining Wants You to Design a Maze For It

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado has the ... honor of being the inspiration behind The Shining. And as a way to further connect the real hotel to the fictional Overlook Hotel, the management has announced that it will build a a 61,500 square foot hedge maze inspired by the one in Kubrick's film. » 1/07/15 9:07pm 1/07/15 9:07pm

The Big-Screen Adaptation of Stephen King's It Is Finally Happening

After spending half a decade in development purgatory, it looks like Stephen King's seminal horror novel is finally getting the cinematic treatment. True Detective helmer Cary Fukunaga is currently on board to direct the first of two feature films, and is reportedly "closing a deal to co-write the second." » 12/06/14 9:12am 12/06/14 9:12am

Matthew McConaughey In (Evil) Talks To Be The Stand's Randall Flagg

Jesus. Sometimes, a movie casts a role so perfectly you have to stop and give it a round of applause. So get ready to clap, because the movie adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand may cast Matthew McConaughey as the evil man in black, Randall Flagg » 11/25/14 6:40am 11/25/14 6:40am

The Stand Is Going to Be Four Movies

After Stephen King said not to count on The Stand being only one film, writer-director Josh Boone confirms that it won't. It's going to be four. » 11/21/14 3:00am 11/21/14 3:00am

Stephen King's Toy Soldiers Story Is A Beautifully Weird Soviet Cartoon

In Stephen King's 1972 story "Battleground," a hitman ends up in a deadly battle against against a troop of toy soldiers, and in 1986, a Soviet animation studio turned it into a strangely lovely piece of science fiction noir. » 11/01/14 11:00am 11/01/14 11:00am

Somewhere Butterflies Are Weeping: CBS Renews Under The Dome And Extant

Now here's a somewhat surprising development: CBS has renewed its struggling summer shows Under the Dome and Extant for next summer. So we'll get to see more cryptic clues and oracular paintings, plus more of Halle Berry's messed-up family. » 10/10/14 7:00pm 10/10/14 7:00pm

The Stand Might Be Split Into Two Films, Which Would Be For The Best

Stephen King just revealed that the movie adaptation of his classic post-apocalyptic book The Stand may be split into two different movies. And if you're read the work, you know that's probably a good thing. » 10/07/14 3:50pm 10/07/14 3:50pm

I Don't Want Any Of These People Under Me Any More

Did you ever have an infestation you just can't get rid of? Bedbugs, maybe? Or ants? Pubic lice? You spray and you clean and you put down traps, but you just can't get rid of it. That's how I feel about the humans who have been living inside of me. They're annoying, but hard to get rid of. » 9/23/14 6:03pm 9/23/14 6:03pm

J.J. Abrams Adapting Stephen King's Time-Travel Novel 11/22/63 For Hulu

It's official: Stephen King's 11/22/63, about a man who is able to travel back in time and attempts to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, is going to become a series. But instead of coming to a TV set near you, the series will stream on Hulu. » 9/22/14 1:20pm 9/22/14 1:20pm

CBS is getting into the Stephen King business again. Following Under the Dome is a miniseries adaptation of the short story The Things They Left Behind, about a 9/11 survivor who finds possessions of his dead co-workers in his home.Producing is Greg Berlanti, who adds this to Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl. [TV Line] » 9/10/14 3:00am 9/10/14 3:00am

Can Authors Be Wrong About The Adaptations Of Their Own Books?

We tend to trust an author's judgment when it comes to the quality of an adaptation of his or her books. But sometimes, maybe authors don't always know best, as an essay in AwardsCircuit points out. » 8/18/14 7:40am 8/18/14 7:40am

Under The Dome Recap: Even A Dome Needs An Outlet Sometimes

What is Under The Dome, the TV show, about? I wonder this a lot. On the one hand, there's the ongoing political storyline about who's going to run the town of Chester's Mill. And then there's the mystical storyline involving dayglo eggs, resurrections, prophetic paintings, etc. Where do these storylines intersect? » 8/14/14 2:40pm 8/14/14 2:40pm

The Dome Defends Itself Against Its Critics

You've heard a lot of people saying a lot of mean things about me lately. Like in last night's episode, that Sam guy said that I cause "nothing but pain." And Lyle accused me of being the prelude to the Rapture — when I don't even listen to Blondie. So I'm here to set the record straight. » 8/05/14 5:58pm 8/05/14 5:58pm

The Shining Prequel Will Be Directed By Mark Romanek

If you were dreading The Shining prequel, we have good news for you! Mark Romanek of Never Let Me Go, One Hour Photo and the brilliant but never aired Locke & Key pilot will be directing it. If it's going to get made, we're glad it's with him. » 7/18/14 1:01pm 7/18/14 1:01pm

There Are 2 Plagues Under The Dome: A Rain of Acid Blood, And Microsoft

I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone before: I was there during the pitch meetings for Under The Dome. The suits had a lot of concerns about whether this show could last more than one season without running out of story. But I managed to convince them that I had what it takes to go the distance. » 7/15/14 10:50am 7/15/14 10:50am

We're Going All In On 'Science Vs. Faith,' Under The Dome

Because that never gets old. People love to see science and religion butt heads, it's the main thing science fiction is for. Right? Spoilers ahead... » 7/08/14 6:03pm 7/08/14 6:03pm

The Dome Explains Why It Killed Someone To Prove That Killing Is Bad

Hey everybody, it's me. The Dome. Did you miss me? I've been having a lot of self-image problems lately. Like I keep thinking I'd look cooler if I were geodesic. More Buckminstery, you know. Why can't I have Pauly Shore under me? Anyway, this week I subjected Big Jim to A Christmas Carol, with magnets. It was cool. » 7/01/14 5:41pm 7/01/14 5:41pm

Concept Art Gives Us Our First Look At Ron Howard's Troubled Dark Tower

Last we heard, Ron Howard was still hoping to make his ambitious adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower. But even if the project never gets off the ground, we now have some idea of how Howard's sets might have looked. » 6/26/14 10:30am 6/26/14 10:30am