Cookie Jar On BBC

Posted: October 24, 2016, 00:48:56

The BBC are adapting King's story Cookie Jar into a three part radio presentation for their Book at Bedtime slot on Radio 4. It is part of a season of Halloween themed stories called Friday Night Shorts which also includes The Rat King by John Connolly and The Mirror by Kate Mosse. The series kicks off with Cookie Jar at 22.45 (BST) on October 24th.

Thanks to Leon Russell

Charlie The Choo Choo In The Dark Tower Movie

Posted: October 21, 2016, 13:56:15
Section: Film » The Dark Tower

It looks like the book Charlie the Choo Choo will actually be seen in the film version of The Dark Tower.

This was in the press release for the US edition of the book:
*As seen in the Dark Tower film, releasing in February 2017.*

And if we look at the cover for the UK edition there is actually a sticker stating that it will be in the movie.

The book is released November 22 in the US and December 1 in the UK and you can pre-order here:
US Edition
UK Edition

Charlie The Choo Choo Press Release

Posted: October 20, 2016, 09:20:42
Section: Film » The Dark Tower

“If I were ever to write a children’s book, it would be just like this!”
—Stephen King, worldwide bestselling author

From the press release for Charlie The Choo Choo.

Charlie the Choo-Choo:

From the world of The Dark Tower

Written by Beryl Evans
Illustrated by Ned Dameron
*As seen in the Dark Tower film, releasing in February 2017.*

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Engineer Bob has a secret: His train engine, Charlie the Choo-Choo, is alive…and also his best friend. From celebrated author Beryl Evans (a pseudonym for Stephen King) and illustrator Ned Dameron comes a story about friendship, loyalty, and hard work.

Fans of Stephen King’s acclaimed Dark Tower series will recognize Charlie the Choo-Choo as the picture book that shows up in Book Three, The Waste Lands, written by the character Beryl Evans. An Easter egg for devoted fans, a mock-up of the book was recently distributed at San Diego Comic Con, where over 500 fans gathered to claim one of 150 copies available. Now in its completion, fans across the country can bring Charlie the Choo-Choo to their home libraries.

Gerald's Game Shot In Downtown Mobile

Posted: October 20, 2016, 08:54:50
Section: Film » Gerald's Game

Gerald's Game will be shot "90-percent in downtown Mobile.

Downtown Mobile is in for a fright greater than even the best Halloween revelers could muster, as the district will play home to the set of a Stephen King novel's film adaptation.

Executive Producer D. Scott Lumpkin, a Fairhope resident, confirms the project will be shot "90-percent in downtown Mobile."

"We are shooting Gerald's Game entirely in Alabama. From last week through the middle of November," Lumpkin, says via e-mail.

Gerald's Game is scheduled to forego a release in theaters, instead debuting as a Netflix Original.

Read more here.

Thanks to Dimitris Tso

Book About The Dark Tower Movie

Posted: October 18, 2016, 09:24:28
Section: Film » The Dark Tower

A book with the title The Making of the Dark Tower: The Art of the Film will be released by Scribner in January 2017. Not much info about it has been released so we can only guess what it is but it sounds interesting. More info as soon as we get it.

Pre-order your copy here.

Thanks to Hans von Wirth

Gerald's Game Movie Cast

Posted: October 17, 2016, 23:13:43
Section: Film » Gerald's Game

Looks like we have our Gerald and Jessie for Gerald's Game.

Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood have been set to star in Gerald’s Game, an adaptation of the Stephen King 1992 bestselling novel that Mike Flanagan will direct from a script he wrote with Jeff Howard. Netflix will release globally.

Also in the movie are Henry Thomas, Carel Struycken, Kate Siegel, and Chiara Aurelia.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma.

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