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Firestarter Remake Filming This Year?

Posted: August 4, 2020, 11:00:12
Section: Film » Firestarter

Keith Thomas talks about his upcoming movie version of Firestarter that he hopes to film later this year:

“When Jason [Blum] pitched it to me it was exciting, as that’s one of my favourite Stephen King novels, and whilst I really like the 1980’s film, I felt we could do something new,” Thomas told the site, adding that King himself has read the script and approved him as director.

He continued, “The screenplay is by Scott Teems who wrote the upcoming Halloween Kills, it’s an amazing script. It has everything you would want, people’s heads catching fire and their faces melting off, and a dad and daughter on the run trying to survive being chased in this heightened tense experience. We are hoping to film it this year, and it will be a lot of fun.”

Source: Bloody Disqusting.

Later Excerpt

Posted: August 3, 2020, 17:12:57
Section: Book » Later

Here is an excerpt from Later.

“I love the Hard Case format, and this story — combining a boy who sees beyond our world and strong elements of crime and suspense — seemed a perfect fit,”
- Stephen King

“Later is a beautiful story about growing up and facing your demons — whether they’re metaphorical or (as sometimes happens when you’re in a Stephen King novel) the real thing. It’s terrifying, tender, heartbreaking and honest, and we’re so excited to bring it to readers.”
- Charles Ardai, the editor of Hard Case Crime.

Order your copy here

Later: New King Book Coming 2021

Posted: August 3, 2020, 09:23:34
Section: Book » Later

New King book coming from Hard Case Crime March 2, 2021.


SOMETIMES GROWING UP
MEANS FACING YOUR DEMONS

The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine - as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave.

LATER is Stephen King at his finest, a terrifying and touching story of innocence lost and the trials that test our sense of right and wrong. With echoes of King's classic novel It, LATER is a powerful, haunting, unforgettable exploration of what it takes to stand up to evil in all the faces it wears.

Becka Paulson To Become A One-Hour Drama

Posted: July 22, 2020, 00:47:45

The CW are working on Revelations (working title), a one-hour drama based on King’s short story The Revelations of ‘Becka Paulson, from writer Maisie Culver, Katie Lovejoy and Warner Bros. TV.

Written by Culver, in Revelations (wt), after accidentally shooting herself in the brain with a nail gun, a Pollyanna-ish Becca Paulson is recruited by an over-it Jesus to be his “chosen one” in stopping the apocalypse. In order to save the world, Becca will have to prove that our deeply backward planet Earth is redeemable — starting with her quirky midwestern hometown.

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Lovejoy will executive produce. Culver will co-executive produce. Warner Bros. TV is the studio.

Source: Decider

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