Stephen King’s ‘Fairy Tale’ – Universal Pictures Boards the Upcoming Adaptation

Stephen King‘s new novel Fairy Tale is getting a movie adaptation from Paul Greengrass, we recently learned, and now Deadline reports that Universal Pictures has come on board. Greengrass (Captain Phillips, Jason Bourne) will adapt, direct, and produce the movie, with Universal Pictures winning a hot bidding war for the adaptation this week. Deadline reports, “Studios and […]

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“The Simpsons” – Images from This Halloween’s Full Episode Parody of Stephen King’s “IT”!

“The Simpsons” is going big with their annual “Treehouse of Horror” special this year, for the first time ever airing TWO DIFFERENT brand new episodes for the Halloween season. One of the two “Treehouse of Horror” 2022 episodes will take the familiar anthology approach, while the other will be a full length, 20-minute parody of Stephen […]

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Losing Hope: Re-Evaluating the Shocking Ending of ‘The Mist’ 15 Years Later

Content Warning: Suicide It may not be one of Stephen King’s most popular stories, but The Mist is still a surprisingly influential piece of genre fiction. From Half-Life to Silent Hill, several horror properties have openly drawn inspiration from this eerie novella. That’s why it’s surprising that it took so long for the story see […]

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‘Stephen King: A Necessary Evil’ – New Documentary Premieres on MagellanTV This Week [Exclusive]

He’s not just a Master of Horror but the one true King of Horror, and Stephen King is getting the spotlight with a brand new documentary from MagellanTV this week. It’s titled Stephen King: A Necessary Evil, and the documentary features a plethora of rare archival footage and interviews with King about the horror genre, […]

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‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’ Review – Adaptation of Stephen King Novella Is an Affecting But Uneven Morality Tale

Bloody Disgusting’s review of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone is spoiler-free. Stephen King’s work captures sentimentality and the minutia of small-town life well, effectively building the horror from the nostalgic and mundane. In Netflix‘s adaptation of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, a novella from 2020’s If It Bleeds, a quaint coming-of-age story gets blended with the dangerous pitfalls of technology. The focus on […]

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The Original ‘Carrie’ Gets a 4K Ultra HD Upgrade from Scream Factory

Scream Factory has been upgrading many classic horror movies to 4K Ultra HD, and up next is Brian De Palma’s Carrie, of course the classic 1976 adaptation of the Stephen King novel. Carrie is coming to 4K Ultra HD on December 13, 2022! You can pre-order the release in several different forms over on Scream […]

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Theresa Carle-Sanders on Serving Up the First Stephen King Cookbook [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Hope you’re hungry because this episode is all about hearty meals and tasty treats. For decades now, Stephen King has been whetting the appetites of Constant Readers around the world with all kinds of cuisines from King’s Dominion. Whether it’s a stack of flapjacks at the Tozier’s in Derry or Matt Burke’s bolognese in ‘Salem’s […]

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Stephen King’s “The Raft” and the Death of Summer

Few short stories in horror fiction are as terrifying as The Raft. The 9th entry in Stephen King’s second collection, Skeleton Crew, is a simple but bone chilling tale about a floating wooden raft in the middle of a deserted lake and the horrors that befall a group of college friends who swim out to […]

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Which Stephen King Stories Should Be In a Proper ‘Creepshow 3′? [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

With their Bag of Bones mailbag episodes, The Losers’ Club answers questions submitted by their Overlook patrons. Each Bag features 19 assorted Qs that traditionally range from absurd to essential, genius to gross, and weird to wild. As such these are freewheelin’ outings for the gang that are as unpredictable as they are hilarious — […]

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Bev Vincent on Creating the Ultimate Stephen King Companion for Constant Readers [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Author and essayist Bev Vincent is back with a brand new book: Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences. Chock full of archival photos and materials dusted straight from King’s own personal collection, this chronological deep dive into the best-selling author’s life and work is one of those big books you […]

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Stephen King’s ‘Fairy Tale’ – Paul Greengrass Directing a Movie Adaptation

Stephen King‘s new novel Fairy Tale was only just released on September 6, and Deadline reports today that a movie adaptation is already on the way from Paul Greengrass. Greengrass (Captain Phillips, Jason Bourne) will adapt, direct, and produce the movie. King’s latest novel is “an epic tale that follows a 17-year old boy who […]

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‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’ Trailer – Netflix, Ryan Murphy and Blumhouse Adapt Stephen King Horror Story

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone will be ringing its way onto Netflix on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, and the official trailer has arrived this morning. The film is an adaptation of one of the stories featured in Stephen King‘s recent four-novella collection, If It Bleeds (2020). The upcoming movie comes from “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy and Blumhouse, with John Lee Hancock (The Blind […]

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Debating the Highs and Lows of the Stephen King Renaissance [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

It’s been five years since It hit theaters and conquered the box office, becoming the highest grossing horror film of all time and tipping off a new Stephen King renaissance across Hollywood. Today? The scene is dire: Blumhouse’s Firestarter failed to ignite, while ‘Salem’s Lot has completely been vanquished from Warner Bros’ schedule. So, what […]

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Dusting Off the Uncollected Stories Behind Stephen King’s ‘Creepshow’ [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

In anticipation of The Creepshow, their Stephen King film festival this weekend in Chicago, The Losers’ Club is unlocking one of their older episodes from the Derry Private Library. It’s a volume of the Stephen King Archives, a recurring Patreon feature that sees co-hosts Randall Colburn, Michael Roffman, and Jenn Adams discussing King’s unpublished short […]

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‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’ – First Images from Netflix’s Stephen King Adaptation

An adaptation of one of the stories featured in Stephen King‘s recent four-novella collection If It Bleeds (2020), the feature film Mr. Harrigan’s Phone has received an official premiere date from Netflix this week. Mr. Harrigan’s Phone will be ringing its way onto Netflix on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, and Netflix has shared a first-look image gallery today. Check out the images below […]

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