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Pilou Asbæk Is Richard Straker

Posted: September 27, 2021, 11:57:50
Section: Film » Salem's Lot

THR reports that Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones) has been cast in the new Salem’s Lot movie. Asbæk takes on the role of Richard Straker, the vampire’s familiar who prepares for the arrival of his master and does plenty of dirty work.

Cary Fukunaga Talks IT

Posted: September 22, 2021, 19:21:11
Section: Film » It

Cary Fukunaga talks about what he wanted to do with IT.

"I was on that for four or five years with Warners and then it got moved to New Line, right before we were about to go into production. I think New Line's view of what they wanted and my view of what I wanted were very different. I wanted to do a drama with horror elements, more like 'The Shining.' I think they wanted to do something more [pure horror] like 'Annabelle' [from the 'Conjuring' films]. That was essentially the disconnect."

Read more at Slash Film.

Thanks to Anders Jakobson.

King On His Next Book

Posted: September 18, 2021, 23:21:15

During the Bloody Scotland event King held up a couple of pages from the book his currently working on. He also said it’s a Holly Gibney book talking place in 2021 and that he wanted to use the Corona virus as a major thing in the book.

Red Screen: New Short Story

Posted: September 9, 2021, 20:51:52

King has a new short story out called Red Screen. It’s available in eBook format exclusively from Humble Bundle for one week only starting September 9th.

"RED SCREEN"

In this unsettling short story, a city detective interrogates a deranged plumber who just murdered his wife, only to discover something far more insidious.

"RED SCREEN" is available in eBook format exclusively from Humble Bundle for one week only starting September 9th. Humble Bundle is a digital content retailer that builds charitable donations into each and every sale. Since 2010, The Humble Community has contributed over 199 million dollars to causes across the globe. In this special solo offering, 100 percent of proceeds will go to the ACLU, a charity handpicked by Stephen King.

"RED SCREEN" on Humble Bundle


Alfre Woodard Is Dr. Cody

Posted: September 3, 2021, 08:40:59
Section: Film » Salem's Lot..

Alfre Woodard joins the cast of Salem's Lot. Alfre will play Dr. Cody who assists Ben Mears and Susan Norton to fight the vampires.

Isn't Dr. Cody a man some of you might ask? And yes, in the book Dr. Jimmy Cody is a man but I don't see that this change will be a problem for the movie.

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone Is Calling Netflix

Posted: September 2, 2021, 03:49:58
Section: Film » Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone from If It Bleeds is Netflix’s fourth take on a King story.

John Lee Hancock is set to write and direct and Ryan Murphy will serve as a producer on the movie. According to issue 1261 of Production Weekly the movie is set to enter production in October 2021 in Connecticut, US. There is no word on how long filming will take or when the movie will premier but a good guess is that Netflix will aim for a 2022 release.

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