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Dark Tower Movies and TV Series

The Dark Tower

Reports of a Dark Tower TV series and movies have been in the news recently.  Ron Howard, Akiva Goldsman, Brian Grazer and Imagine Films are in discussions with Steve regarding the adaptation of the series.  Here's the word from Stephen:

"It looks good. Things are happening and they are happening fast but any reports you see might be taken with a grain of salt for the next couple of weeks. You will know the news from the official source as soon as we are able to post it."


Full Dark, No Stars

The story titles and plot synopses for Full Dark, No Stars are:

The story opens with the confession of Wilfred James to the murder of his wife, Arlette, following their move to Hemingford, Nebraska onto land willed to Arlette by her father.

Big Driver
Mystery writer, Tess, has been supplementing her writing income for years by doing speaking engagements with no problems. But following a last-minute invitation to a book club 60 miles away, she takes a shortcut home with dire consequences.

Fair Extension
Harry Streeter, who is suffering from cancer, decides to make a deal with the devil but, as always, there is a price to pay.

A Good Marriage
Darcy Anderson learns more about her husband of over twenty years than she would have liked to know when she stumbles literally upon a box under a worktable in their garage.

The cover for Stephen's new short story collection, Full Dark, No Stars has been revealed by Simon & Schuster. You can download the full HD cover using the link below.

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  Full Dark, No Stars Cover Revealed Cover

Stephen to do Cameo for Sons of Anarchy

Stephen will be filming a cameo role for the FX series Sons of Anarchy.  His part is currently scheduled to be in the third episode of the new season set to air in September.   Steve promises to give fans a full report of his adventures filming the part later this month in California.

Sons of Anarchy

Blockade Billy Mass Market Editions and Audiobook to be Released May 25th

In the U.S., Scribner will be releasing the mass market edition of Blockade Billy and the audio edition will be available on CD and for download through Simon & Schuster Audiobooks.
The title story is narrated to perfection by Craig Wasson who Steve termed in a recent Entertainment Weekly article, a "mad hot audio reader" while the bonus short story Morality is told by Academy and Emmy award nominee Mare Winningham who also read his acclaimed novella, The Gingerbread Girl.
Visit our Blockade Billy Promotion page for more information.
Hodder & Stoughton will also be releasing their edition of Blockade Billy on May 25th.

Blockade Billy

Illustrated Projects

Marvel is launching Dark Tower: The Gunslinger #1 in May.  This series follows Roland as he embarks on a quest to avenge his fallen gunslingers. Robin Furth, Peter David, and Richard Isanove team up again and welcome artist Sean Phillips (INCOGNITO) to their team for this project.  There will also be a variant cover by Jae Lee.

The Gunslinger

Dark Tower: Fall of Gilead Premiere HC is on sale now.
Issue #3 of "N." is available now.

Vertigo continues its acclaimed American Vampire series.  Issue #3 will be on-sale May 19th.
The era of the American Vampire officially begins as Pearl Jones declares war on the powerful coven of vampires that ended her life, and Skinner Sweet declares war on, well, everyone! Scores will be settled in blood in this installment, the third of five over-sized issues featuring stories by author Scott Snyder and the master of horror himself, Stephen King.

Del Rey has now released the hardcover edition of The Talisman.
The Talisman

For more information about all of the illustrated releases, be sure to visit our Illustrated Publishing Tracker.

Stephen to receive award from Los Angeles Library Foundation

Stephen will be receiving an award in recognition of his contribution to literature and the art of storytelling at an event sponsored by the Los Angeles Public and Library Foundation of Los Angeles on May 19th.  The event is a fundraiser for the L.A. Public Library and tickets are still available through the Library Foundation's web site:

LA Public Library Award

New Audiobooks for May

Penguin Audio is releasing several new titles this month including the long-awaited audiobook version of IT which is read by Steven Weber.  For more information about all of the new releases from Penguin Audiobook, please visit our Promotion page for these titles.

Fresh Audio


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