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Castle Rock World Premieres At Comic-Con

Posted: June 20, 2018, 08:24:41
Section: TV » Castle Rock

Deadline reports that Castle Rock is heading for Comic-Con.

Castle Rock doesn’t premiere on Hulu until July 25, but San Diego Comic-Con attendees will get a lot more than a sneak peek at the psychological-horror drama. The entire opening episode of the J.J. Abrams-produced series based on Stephen King’s stories will be played for fans at the confab next month.

Abrams is working on the next Star Wars movie over in the U.K., so he won’t be in Ballroom 20, but a Castle Rock panel with stars Sissy Spacek, Bill Skarsgard, Melanie Lynskey and more will be there. Although it is not 100% yet that Andre Holland will be there, that panel is where the special screening is set to take place for fans too. With all that, King himself will not be in the house in any form or fashion as of right now. Yet, there is a chance that SDCC vet Abrams might show his face via video, but that is still under discussion and a matter of scheduling.

San Diego Comic-Con runs from July 19-22.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

The Dark Tower Comic Released By Gallery 13

Posted: June 19, 2018, 23:00:32
Section: Book » The Dark Tower Comic

Bleeding Cool reports that Gallery 13 has gotten the rights to The Dark Tower comics. The rights include the five first books now officially titled:

Beginnings:
The Gunslinger Born (Book #1)
The Long Road Home (Book #2)
Treachery (Book #3)
The Fall of Gilead (Book #4)
The Battle of Jericho Hill (Book #5)

The Gunslinger:
The Journey Begins (Book #1)
The Little Sisters of Eluria (Book #2)
The Battle of Tull (Book #3)
The Way Station (Book #4)
The Man in Black (Book #5)
Last Shots (Book #6)

Gallery 13 will be publishing the Beginnings prequel graphic novels every two weeks starting with The Gunslinger Born on August 14, 2018. The Gunslinger novel adaptation will publish in Spring 2019.

If you want to learn more about King's comics check out the last Stephen King Podcast.

Is Mr Mercedes Finally Coming To DVD?

Posted: June 18, 2018, 22:16:36
Section: TV » Mr Mercedes

A couple of DVD sites has announced that season 1 of Mr Mercedes will be released on August 14. This is not listed on Amazon.com though (and that makes me a bit doubtful) but still, the date makes sense with the second season premiering on August 22.

I’ll keep you updated as more news becomes available.

Thanks to Dave Hirsch

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