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Matthew McConaughey eyed for villain role in Stephen King's The Stand

Could the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's THE STAND be gaining a "True Detective"? It is a possibility as Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. is coveting Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey for a villainous role in the Josh Boone-helmed take on the classic King tale. According to Deadline, Matthew McConaughey, who heads into the weekend as a favorite to...

Cool Horror Videos: Foo Fighters reenact Carrie for the ALS challenge

Dave Grohl and his fellow Foo Fighters have just won the internet today as they have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to an unbeatable level. Using Stephen King’s CARRIE as the backdrop, Grohl takes on the role of Carrie White while Taylor Hawkins plays Tommy as they reenact the pivotal bucket-of-blood scene from Brian De Palma 1976 classic. They even cut together scenes from...

Trailer for Stephen King's A Good Marriage, starring Joan Allen

Peter Askin’s film adaptation of Stephen King's short story A GOOD MARRIAGE was recently picked up by Screen Media Films back in June and now we’ve got the official trailer to hand over to you guys. The film, which stars Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia, is all about the idea of how you can never truly know someone, even if you’ve been married to them for over...

Pet Sematary remake still lives, now with Midnight Meat Train writer

Last time we heard anything regarding that proposed new adaptation of Stephen King's PET SEMATARY was back during October, when 28 WEEKS LATER director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo officially became the man to captain the ship. Nearly a year later, the project may have been forgotten, but it's surely not gone. According to Dread Central, MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN screenwriter Jeff...

Mike Flanagan talks Oculus sequel, status of Stephen King's Gerald's Game

Mike Flanagan is certainly a director on the rise. His OCULUS scared up some pretty good reviews and did well at the box office earlier this year, prompting many to speculate that we'd likely see a sequel heading our way eventually, but first Flanagan plans on tackling an adaptation of Stephen King's GERALD'S GAME. We first reported on Flanagan's involvement with...

Top 10 Murderous Monkey Movies!

As you must know by now, Matt Reeves' DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES launches its full-out assault on the masses today. And you know what? Little Caesar looks more vengeful than a wronged Game of Thrones character, doesn't he? Just a seething caldron of primal rage, that little f*cker is! But hey, no biggie, it's hardly the first time we've seen a psychotic simian with a lust for human blood...

Stephen King's Big Driver, starring Maria Bello, picked up by Lifetime

An adaptation of Stephen King's short story BIG DRIVER is headed to Lifetime, the network for ladies. Starring Maria Bello (pictured), the made-for-TV movie is slated for a fall debut. Published in the anthology FULL DARK, NO STARS (where you'll also find A GOOD MARRIAGE , which similarly has just been made into a film), BIG DRIVER focuses on: Tess Thorne, a famous...

Dissecting Stanley Kubrick!

STANLEY KUBRICK! If there were ever a Mount Rushmore of feted film directors - American or otherwise - the late great Stanley Kubrick would have to be interminably etched on its facade. In my eyes, the all but peerless visual maestro is right up there with Welles, Hitchcock and perhaps D. W. Griffith...certainly in terms of the way they all molded, altered and...

New stills give us a look at Under the Dome Season 2, starring Mike Vogel

Just last month we got our hands on the very first set of stills from CBS’ “Under the Dome” Episode 2.01, and now we’ve got an even better look at what’s to come in the second season. The first episode of Season 2 has an amazing title—‘Heads Will Roll’—and it will air on Monday, June 30th and was written by Stephen King. Take a look...

Cool Horror Videos: Stephen King reads the first Under the Dome S2 scene

"Under the Dome" returns to CBS at the end of June, and to get you prepped for your Chester's Mill travel plans, EW has an exclusive video of Stephen King himself reading the opening scene from Season Two. King wrote the ep, so it's certainly cool to hear the Master read his own work. The scene in question focuses on "Sam," a new character played by Eddie Cahill (pictured below the...

Stephen King's A Good Marriage picked up by Screen Media

The film adaptation of Stephen King's short story A GOOD MARRIAGE has finally found a distributer. Deadline reports that Screen Media has taken North American rights to the thriller, which stars Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia as a couple whose happy life is threatened when the wife finds out her husband is a serial killer. Can't go to therapy for that! The distributer is eying a...

Director Josh Boone says The Stand will be 3 hours long and rated R

Finally, after three different directors dropped out of the THE STAND it looks like we’ve got one that is actually going to stick as THE FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone just shed some fantastic news on the upcoming movie adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel. While doing the rounds for his new flick THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, he was asked about THE STAND and what...
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