Stephen King Dreamt Up Another Deranged Super Fan in ‘Finders Keepers’ [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

After taking a quick (and bleak) detour with the macabre Revival, Stephen King returned to the characters he introduced in 2014’s Mr. Mercedes with 2015’s Finders Keepers. The second in a trilogy of novels about aging detective Bill Hodges, Finders Keepers follows a young boy whose discovery of a trunk filled with cash (and moleskin notebooks) puts him in the crosshairs […]

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Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’: Revisiting The Battle of Jericho Hill [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Today, The Losers’ Club: A Stephen King Podcast is unlocking the debut episode of the Dark Tower Detour, their Patreon-exclusive series that studies the minutiae of Roland Deschain’s epic quest. Hosted by Dan Pfleegor and Dan Caffrey, this sidecast covers a range of topics that interest those who remember the face of their father. No […]

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“Welcome to Derry” Adds Rudy Mancuso to Cast in Key Recurring Role

The cast for HBO Original series “Welcome to Derry” continues to grows larger this week, with Deadline reporting that Rudy Mancuso (The Flash) has been set for a key recurring role. “Welcome to Derry” is said to include the origin story of Pennywise the Clown, with Bill Skarsgård reprising his role. “The series will begin in the […]

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Stephen King’s ‘Revival’ Is Bleak As Hell [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

In 2014, Stephen King took a turn toward the macabre with Revival. A sprawling opus about the intersection of faith and science, the novel has since become a favorite amongst Constant Readers, who consider it to be an all-timer with an ending that haunts you forever. Today, the Losers step up to be healed by […]

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‘The Monkey’ – Stephen King Horror Movie Dated for February 2025 Release

An adaptation of the Stephen King story, horror movie The Monkey is headed our way early next year from NEON, producer James Wan and director Osgood Perkins (Longlegs). The Monkey will release in theaters February 21, 2025. [Related] Osgood Perkins Previews His Fun-for-the-Family Stephen King Movie The Monkey is a short horror story that appeared in Skeleton Crew, a […]

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“’The Tommyknockers’ Rules!”: The Losers Debate Your Stephen King Hot Takes [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

The Losers’ Club find themselves in Hell, where they’re surrounded by the most scorching Stephen King hot takes they’ve read to date. How scorching? Take a gander at a few: “The Hodges Trilogy is actually really good…”; “Christine is not a really enjoyable read”; Susan Delgado is an underwritten character; and praise for The Tommyknockers. […]

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‘The Monkey’ – Osgood Perkins Previews His Fun-for-the-Family Stephen King Movie [Exclusive]

Three horror powerhouses are coming together for The Monkey, an adaptation of the Stephen King story produced by James Wan and directed by Osgood Perkins (Longlegs). NEON will likely release The Monkey sometime in 2025, but what can you expect from Osgood Perkins’ take on the classic King story? For starters, it’s NOTHING like Longlegs. Perkins tells Bloody Disgusting’s Boo Crew […]

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Mike Flanagan’s ‘The Life of Chuck’ Heads to Toronto International Film Festival

Mike Flanagan (Gerald’s Game, Doctor Sleep) is headed back into the world of Stephen King with The Life of Chuck, and the film has set its World Premiere this morning. The Toronto International Film Festival is getting ready to roll out the red carpets for its 49th edition from September 5–15, 2024, and we’ve learned this morning that Mike Flanagan’s The […]

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Mapping Stephen King’s Maine with Sharon Kitchens [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

As Constant Readers, we love to wander through Stephen King‘s small towns, whether it’s the main street of Castle Rock, the barrens outside of Derry, or in the thick of the woods surrounding Harlow. But author Sharon Kitchens actually walked those paths herself in real life, and she lived to tell the tale. Well, she […]

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Stephen King’s ‘The Institute’ – Mary-Louise Parker & Ben Barnes Starring in TV Series

Published in 2019, Stephen King‘s novel The Institute is getting a TV series adaptation from MGM+, with Deadline reporting today that the project has been given a series order. Ben Barnes (Shadow and Bone) and Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) will star. The Institute comes from director/executive producer Jack Bender (Lost, Mr. Mercedes), writer/executive producer Benjamin Cavell (Justified, The Stand) […]

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Dusting Off Stephen King’s Earliest Stories with Bev Vincent [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

To celebrate the release of Stephen King’s latest shortest story collection You Like It Darker, The Losers’ Club is unlocking their premiere episode of The Stephen King Archives, a Patreon exclusive imprint in which your Losers search the vault of King material – dusting off unpublished short stories, long-forgotten interviews, coffee-stained manuscripts, and alternate versions […]

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Stephen King News Roundup: On ‘The Running Man’, ‘The Long Walk’, ‘The Monkey’, and Ice T [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

The heat is on across King’s Dominion. To cool off,  The Losers’ Club put on their shades, put the top down on their 1958 Plymouth Fury convertible, and feel the breeze in Hollywood King. It’s another high-octane news episode that finds Losers Randall Colburn, McKenzie Gerber, Jenn Adams and Justin Gerber cycling through the latest Stephen […]

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The Power of Believing: Diving into Stephen King’s Fictional Tabloid ‘Inside View’

Stephen King is an interesting follow on the site formerly known as Twitter. When not posting about politics or his latest literary find, he’s ranting about the state of the world and making observations that position him as a sort of elder statesman in the horror community. A recent tweet by the Master of Horror […]

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Stephen King’s ‘You Like It Darker’ Finds Beauty and Hope in Nihilistic Horror [Review]

Stephen King may be known for epic novels like It and The Stand, but many Constant Readers first met the Master of Horror through his short fiction. Beginning with the iconic 1978 collection Night Shift, the best-selling author has been dazzling us for decades with short stories overflowing with sickening gore, fantastical creatures, meticulous violence, […]

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NEON Picks Up Stephen King, James Wan & Osgood Perkins Horror Movie ‘The Monkey’

Three horror powerhouses are coming together for The Monkey, an adaptation of the Stephen King story that’s being produced by James Wan and directed by Osgood Perkins. Deadline reports this weekend that NEON has acquired the movie “following a multi-buyer tug of war,” further establishing themselves as horror powerhouses in their own right. “Multiple U.S. distributors came in hot for the […]

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