| 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
| Universal Pictures Officially Passes on Dark Tower Series - Ron Howard & Imagine Still Committed|
July 19th, 2011 1:32:42 pm
After months of rumors and speculation regarding the fate of the Dark Tower Movies and Television Mini-Series, Universal Pictures has officially backed out of the production. An email sent from Stephen to Entertainment Weekly explains the current state of the production.
More Information on EW.com
DT Film & TV News Tracker
| IT 25th Anniversary Special Edition From Cemetery Dance|
May 23rd, 2011 11:00:00 am
Cemetery Dance Publishing has announced they will be releasing a 25th Anniversary Special Edition of IT this autumn. With a new afterward from Stephen and dozens of new illustrations, the constant reader is invited back to Derry to experience one of Stephen's best in whole new way.
| Jae Lee to Illustrate The Wind Through the Keyhole|
May 9th, 2011 11:30:00 am
Jae Lee has signed on to illustrate Stephen's next Dark Tower book,The Wind Through the Keyhole, which will be published as a limited edition by Donald M. Grant Publisher. Orders are not yet being taken and a final release date has not been established. For more details about this upcoming limited edition, please visit Donald M. Grant Publisher.
WTTK Announcement Page
| Version III of StephenKing.com Goes Live|
May 4th, 2011 1:05:50 pm
Earlier today, StephenKing.com proudly unveiled the latest version of the official web site. The comprehensive upgrade offers many new features including full compatibility with Apple devices and most mobile platforms.
At the core of the new experience, the Constant Browser will find a revolutionary homepage that offers all the latest news, release info, and Coming Soon content in one central location. We have also provided new RSS and Twitter News feeds to make it easier to stay abreast of everything Stephen King.
With improved search capabilities, an upgraded library and dozens of other significant improvements, the new StephenKing.com is a vast digital playground that looks to the future of Stephen's work.
The old site is still available here, but the content will no longer be updated.
Regarding the new MicroNews Feeds:
The new version of StephenKing.com offers several mobile-friendly ways for users to stay informed on news and content additions. The MicroNews feed offers the latest news in bite-sized pieces delivered using RSS, SMS and Twitter. For more information please visit theNews Feedspage.
News Feeds Page
| Under the Weather|
April 28th, 2011 1:43:23 pm
Stephen's new short story, "Under the Weather" (written just in the past month or two) will be included in the U.S. paperback edition and as a new e-book edition ofFull Dark, No Starswhich will be released on May 24, 2011. It will be in Hodder's ebook edition releasing on May 24th and their mass-market edition which will be released at the end of July.