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Picking up from last issue's startling cliffhanger, DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #2 keeps the action going as well as gives readers their first glimpse at some of the epic's most popular- and important- characters. Learn the fate of Roland and his ka-tet as they head East to avoid the scheming of Marten, fear the introduction of the deadly Big Coffin Hunters, and meet the young woman who will always be in Roland's heart- Susan. But it is the first terrifying glimpse of the deadly Crimson King that will truly haunt you after reading! All of this, plus a map of the Barony of Mejis, a short story describing the creation of Maerlyn's Rainbow, and an open letter from the Master himself, Stephen King!
Don't miss DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #2, on sale Wednesday, 3/7.
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- Filming began this week in Louisiana on the long-awaited movie adaptation of The Mist. Frank Darabont, who directed Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, is also heading this project.
Cast members include:
Andre Braugher as Norton
Jeff DeMunn as Dan Miller
Marcia Gay Harden as Mrs. Carmody
Laurie Holden as Amanda
Thomas Jane as David
Toby Jones as Ollie
Bill Sadler as Jim
Dimension has this currently scheduled for release in theaters in November.
We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.
Scribner has announced that they will be publishing the first-written but last-recovered Richard Bachman novel titled BLAZE, on June 12, 2007.
For a sneak preview, you can read the first 2 chapters (posted previously) here.
More details will be announced as they become available.
The February selection of a signed book through The Haven Foundation will be Hearts in Atlantis (hardcover). The price will be $60 plus shipping. The books will go on sale beginning at 12 noon Eastern Time on February 23rd. We have a total of 25 copies available and will be offering them in small lots at random times throughout the day so that they will not sell out within the first 2 minutes of going on-sale as they did in January. We do not take pre-orders or telephone orders.
The March selection will be Dreamcatcher (hardcover), also at $60 plus shipping, and the April selection will be Black House (hardcover) signed by both Stephen and Peter Straub for $80 plus shipping.
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone who has purchased a signed Stephen King book through The Haven Foundation will not be eligible to purchase another signed copy. We have a one signed book per household lifetime limit in order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to get a signed book.
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To celebrate the launch of the ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, Marvel Comics will offer a first-ever midnight release of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1 the night of Tuesday, February 6, 2007. Nearly 150 retailers across the country will open at midnight on Tuesday (effectively 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2007) so Stephen King fans can get their hands on the debut issue of this historic comic.
Want to know how close you are to any of the nearly 150 stores who've signed up to participate in the midnight launch of Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1? Check out the full list here, organized by state and then store name and visit Marvel's Dark Tower site for all things related to the Gunslinger!
Lilja at Lilja’s Library will be posting a 3-part interview with Stephen on his site beginning Tuesday, January 16th. Among the many topics in the interview, they will be discussing DUMA KEY and BLAZE as well as plans for the follow up with Peter Straub to BLACK HOUSE.
UPDATE: Scribner has announced that the U.S. On-sale date for Duma Key will be January 22, 2008.
The Writers Guild of America has nominated "The End of the Whole Mess" from NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES for Best Episodic Drama (any length)
The Broadcast Film Critics nominated NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES as Best Television Movie 2006
The Screen Actors Guild nominated William H. Macy for "Umney's Last Case" as Best Actor in a Telefilm or Miniseries
The Haven Foundation will be offering a very limited supply of signed books by Stephen King each month. The January selection is Secret Window. This was published as an exclusive Book-of-the-Month Club anthology of hard-to-find non-fiction pieces, little-known interviews, short stories, and articles, with an Introduction by Peter Straub. It was intended as a companion to Stephen’s book On Writing.
Copies will go on sale at 12 PM on Monday, January 15th and will be on an “as supplies last” basis. They may be purchased at: http://www.thehavenfdn.org/store
Unsigned hardcover copies of other Stephen King titles will also be available for purchase at the original cover price plus shipping. Many of these are now out-of-print in the hardcover edition. New titles will be added as they become available, so check back often for current inventory.
Copies of the Gift Edition of Secretary of Dreams which features short stories written by King and hundreds of illustrations from Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne are still available through Cemetery Dance (www.cemeterydance.com). The slipcased, over-sized edition is $75.00. Please visit their web site for details and to place your order.