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The motion picture adaptation of Cell is officially moving forward. Produced by Cargo Entertainment, the film will star John Cusack (1408) with Tod Williams (Paranormal Activity 2) directing.
Additionally, the Constant Reader will be pleased to learn that the final screenplay for Cell was written by Stephen.
Update 3.1.13: The screenplay for the adaptation will be written by Mark Leyner (War Inc.)
With production scheduled to commence in May, we'll post more news about this film as soon as it becomes available. Stay tuned
CBS ran a teaser promo for their upcoming TV series adaptation of Under the Dome during the Super Bowl. You can watch the video at the link below.
CBS has also launched a small interactive experience that you can visit at the link below.
Watch the Promo on YouTube
Update: All three versions of the Doctor Sleep Limited Editions by Cemetery Dance have sold out. There is currently a waiting list for a second printing on their site.
Cemetery Dance will publish Doctor Sleep as Deluxe Limited Editions shipping September 2013.
Bound in fine materials and featuring extraordinary artwork by Vincent Chong and Erin S. Wells, the Gift, Limited and Lettered editions are sure to please the discriminating Constant Reader.
UPDATE 1/31: Hollywood Reporter has posted that two more actors have been cast in the upcoming Under the Dome series.
Jolene Purdy (Glee) has been cast as Dodee the engineer. Nicholas Strong (Nashville) will play the role of Phil the radio DJ.
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Deadline Hollywood has reported that three roles have been cast in the upcoming CBS adaptation of Under the Dome, to be produced by Stephen and Steven Spielberg.
Colin Ford (We Bought a Zoo) will play the role of Scarecrow Joe with Natalie Martinez (End of Watch) playing Linda the Deputy. Newcomer Alex Koch will play Junior Rennie.
More Information on DeadlineHollywood.com
Story #2 on DeadlineHollywood.com
Stephen has written an essay discussing his thoughts on the gun control/gun rights issue facing the U.S., available now as a Kindle Single through Amazon.com.
“I think the issue of an America awash in guns is one every citizen has to think about,” said King. “If this helps provoke constructive debate, I’ve done my job. Once I finished writing ‘Guns’ I wanted it published quickly, and Kindle Singles provided an excellent fit.”
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UPDATE 3:32 PM: Profits from GUNS will benefit the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
UPDATE 10:57 AM:
Profits from GUNS will benefit victims of gun violence.
Subterranean Press is now taking preorders for their Limited Edition printings of The Shining.
The Official Stephen King Facebook page is now live at Facebook.com/OfficialStephenKing.
Managed by the same team that brings you StephenKing.com and the SKDotCom_News feed on Twitter, Stephen's Facebook page is a convenient source for official news and information about Stephen's publishing career, new releases and more.
The Constant Reader should also be sure to check out Stephen's extensive timeline and share their thoughts on everything from Carrie to The Wind Through the Keyhole. Enjoy!
Launch The Official Stephen King Facebook Page
CBS and Amblin Entertainment have announced Under the Dome will premier on June 24th at 10pm.
Production on the 13 part miniseries will commence this February in Wilmington, North Carolina. We'll post more information about this exciting property as it becomes available.
Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions and Wonderland Sound and Vision have announced they will bring an adaptation of Stephen's short story Gramma to the silver screen.
Titled Mercy, the film will be directed by Peter Cornwell (A Haunting in Connecticut) and will be produced by McG (Terminator Salvation) and Mary Viola (We are Marshall). The screenplay has been written by Matt Greenburg (1408).
The project will star British actor Frances O’Connor (The Hunter) with Dylan McDermott, (The Practice) Chandler Riggs, (The Walking Dead) and Joel Courtney (Super 8) supporting the fantasy-horror film.