| Dr. Sleep In The Works (UPDATED)|
October 1st, 2011 2:00:00 am
It's now official--Stephen is working on Dr. Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. This weekend Steve read an excerpt from this at his appearance at George Mason University. They have given us permission to post their taping of the event here on Steve's site which we will do as soon as we receive the file. Dr. Sleep's plot includes a traveling group of vampires called The Tribe which is part of the passage he read from.
You can now view the video of Stephen receiving the Mason Award and reading a portion of Dr. Sleep.
Watch the video on Vimeo
(Dr. Sleep reading begins at 29 minutes.)
| Stephen to Make Appearance at Savannah Book Festival|
September 22nd, 2011 8:00:00 am
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - Stephen will be the Guest of Honor at the Savannah (GA) Book Festival on February 19, 2012. This will be a ticketed event. There will also be a two hour book signing--details for securing attendance to be announced at a later time. For more information, please visit their site atwww.savannahbookfestival.org.
| Klout.com's Mile 81 Perk Campaign Now Underway|
August 26th, 2011 10:30:00 am
Klout.com's expansive Mile 81 "perk" campaign is now underway. Those who have mentioned Stephen and his body of work on their social media pages may be approached by Klout to take part in this exciting promotion. For more information about Klout and this perk campaign, see the link below.
| Mile 81 E-Book Giveaway - CONTEST CLOSED|
August 25th, 2011 6:00:00 am
UPDATE: Winners of yesterday's Mile 81 E-book Giveaway will be chosen at random and notified by e-mail later today. Thank you for all the submissions and participating in our first official contest on StephenKing.com.
StephenKing.com is proud to announce a bold partnership with Klout.com and Scribner to bring our users an early giveaway of Stephen's new e-book, Mile 81. After submitting their information on the page located at the link below, a select number of entrants will be chosen at random to receive a free digital copy of Mile 81 six days before its release on September 1st. Good luck!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of 1 of the 50 U.S. or D.C. who are at least 18 years old. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to official rules at www.stephenking.com/promo/mile_81_giveaway. Starts at 6:00 am ET on 8/25/11 and ends 11:59 ET on 8/25/11. Odds of winning depend on the # of entries received. ARV of each prize: $2.99. Prize codes expire 2 weeks after issuance. Membership with Simon and Schuster ecommerce site required for prize redemption. Sponsor: StephenKing.com 1380 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME 04401 and Scribner, a division of Simon and Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. SEE COMPLETE RULES HERE
| Jonathan Demme to Write & Direct 11/22/63 Film Adaptation|
August 12th, 2011 11:40:35 am
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme has optioned the rights to bring the highly anticipated 11/22/63 to the silver screen. With credits that include Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, Jonathan brings an impressive track record to the table as one of Hollywood's brightest and most creative forces.
The constant reader can rest assured that this will be a project that is made with iron-clad dedication to the source material and true cinematic integrity. We will post more information on this exciting development as it becomes available.
| Turner Classic Movies Presents|
August 12th, 2011 11:37:39 am
As part of its "Night at the Movies" series, Turner Classic Movies will air a new documentary featuring Stephen discussing films that have influenced his creativity the most. Titled "The Horrors of Stephen King," the DreamWorks Television production will premier on October 3rd at 8pm. Topics will include everything from the staple vampire and zombie films of yesteryear to progressive stories of horror, demons and ghosts.
Films to be discussed will include Freaks, Cat People, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Night of the Living Dead, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Jaws, Halloween and The Changeling to name a few.
More information regarding this documentary will be posted here in the future.
Read more onTheHollywoodReporter.com
| Fall for the Book Festival|
August 12th, 2011 11:34:25 am
Tickets for Stephen's appearance and book signing at the Fall for the Book Festival at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA on September 23, 2011, will be available on-line on August 15th. You must have a ticket to attend this event. Tickets can be reserved for free through the Center for the Arts Ticket Office beginning at 9 a.m. EST on Monday, August 15. Limit two tickets per request.
Reserve Tickets(Opens Monday at 9am Est.)
| Bag of Bones Coming to A&E|
July 25th, 2011 11:33:06 am
Sony Pictures Television and A&E will be airing a four hour mini-series based on Bag of Bones later this year. Filming of the series is set to begin early next month in Nova Scotia and will feature Pierce Brosnan in the lead role with Annabeth Gish supporting. Mick Garris will direct the production from a screenplay written by Matt Venne.
Update: Jason Priestley has signed on to play Mike Noonan's Literary Agent.
| Dates & Cities for 11/22/63 Book Tour|
July 22nd, 2011 12:17:34 pm
The dates and cities have been determined for the book tour to promote 11/22/63. Specific details for each venue are still being negotiated but we should have more information within the next few weeks.
November 7th Boston
November 10 & 11 Dallas
November 12 New Orleans
November 14 Sarasota
December 14 Atlanta