Stephen King’s “The Stand” Comic – 3 Page Preview

You can preview the first 3 pages of the upcoming Stephen King’s “The Stand” comic here as a PDF.  

The New Official Stephen King Web Site Is Now Live

The new official Stephen King web site is now live. The new site features some exciting interactive pieces with a more fluid and user-friendly interface than the old version.  Check it out here.  

The Cover to Issue # 2 of Stephen King’s “The Stand” Comic

Here is the cover to issue # 2 of the upcoming comic adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel THE STAND, illustrated by Mike Perkins and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.  

Stephen King Goes to the Movies Book Cover

Here is the cover for the upcoming book, “Stephen King Goes to the Movies” which is scheduled to be released on January 27th, 2009. The #1 bestselling author reflects on the filming of five of his most popular short stories. Those movies are The Shawshank Redemption, 1408, Children of the Corn, The Mangler, and Hearts in Atlantis.Continue reading “Stephen King Goes to the Movies Book Cover”

Mathieu Ratthe Wants To Direct The Talisman

Mathieu Ratthe is trying to get Steven Spielberg‘s attention. The  Canadian filmmaker dreams of directing an adaptation of The Talisman, the 1984 fantasy novel written by Stephen King and Peter Straub. The trouble is, Spielberg has held on to the rights for nearly 25 years, and the story has never made it to the screen.Continue reading “Mathieu Ratthe Wants To Direct The Talisman”

Recreated Steadycam Shot of The Shining Set

Channel 4 in the UK has painstakingly recreated the set of Stanley Kubrick horror film The Shining, complete with look-a-likes of the crew and cast members including Shelley Duvall, for a TV ad to promote a More 4 season of the director’s films.  More information can be read here. (From the Guardian)  

Horror Movies: Why Big Studio Releases Are Rare to Scare by Stephen King

By Stephen King While walking back to my Boston hotel after a surprisingly well-attended Tuesday afternoon showing of Bryan Bertino’s horror thriller The Strangers, I found myself musing on what’s scary and what’s not. Whatever it is, The Strangers had enough of it to do incredibly well at the box office. But what makes suchContinue reading “Horror Movies: Why Big Studio Releases Are Rare to Scare by Stephen King”

My Favorite Year by Stephen King

The best year for me ran from July of 1999 to July of 2000. I’d been hit by a van and busted up. I was in a lot of pain, but never so glad to be alive. Books never meant more to me, nor did writing. The best books, mostly read in bed or afterContinue reading “My Favorite Year by Stephen King”

Stephen King’s The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant Covers

Today both The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant will be in comic book stores. This provides your first look at September’s landmark release adapting Stephen King’s seminal novel. The covers are below.      The Stand Sketchbook Cover   The Stand Sketchbook Variant Cover

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