Roadwork To Be Filmed

Posted: August 7, 2019, 23:40:39
Section: Film » Roadwork

Last week, during a radio interview with Andy and Barbara Muschietti (IT), both announced they'll be producing an adaptation of King's Bachman book Roadwork. The movie will be directed by Argentinean director Pablo Trapero. They hope to start shooting early next year.

Thanks to Ari & Herbert West

King Writing New Ending To The Stand

Posted: August 2, 2019, 09:59:47
Section: TV » The Stand

Exciting news about the upcoming adaptation of The Stand. King is writing a continuation to the book. And don’t worry, there won’t be several bad seasons following the like with Under the Dome. CBS announced at TCA Thursday that King will write the last episode of the providing “a new coda that won’t be found in the book”.

“For fans of the book who have wondered what became of the survivors of the stand, this episode will contain a story that takes us beyond the book to answer those questions,” CBS All Access EVP Julie McNamara said. “A continuation to The Stand; we can’t wait to share that with the world.”

What About Brady? And Will There Be A Season 4?

Posted: July 27, 2019, 14:33:00
Section: TV » Mr Mercedes

At the Television Critics Association director Jack Bender talked about if we were to see Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway)...

I’d rather not say whether we are going to actually behold Mr. Treadaway or not.

...and if this the third season of Mr Mercedes is really the last season.

It will really depend if Audience Network feels they have enough subscribers watching Mr. Mercedes to justify keeping it going. I have confidence that writers David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro can make up their own Bill Hodges story without a Stephen King book to base it on.

He also talked about if Bruce Dern's part is just a cameo and how Morris is the new Brady.

Read more over at Slash Film

Why Adapting The Mr Mercedes Books Out Of Order

Posted: July 26, 2019, 10:32:58
Section: TV » Mr Mercedes

Brett Gelman, Breeda Wool, Jack Bender and Gabriel Ebert were on a panel for the Television Critics Association to talk about why they adapted the books out of order.

“Because the focus of the show was this love/hate affair between Brady Hartsfield and Bill Hodges, and because of the condition we left our villain, almost comatose after his head was bashed in, we had to figure out a way to have him in the show in an active way,” Bender said. “The writers, myself, all of us came up with a version that wasn’t going to be Finders Keepers and we knew we were going to have to put that off and found a way to make that the focus of season 3.”

If the first two episodes is a good indication I suspect that season 3 might be the best season yet...

Read the full article over at Cheat Sheet

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