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STEPHEN KING BRINGS ‘JOYLAND’ TO FREEFORM!

Freeform announced today that it has put into development a series based on Stephen King’s novel, Joyland.

Joyland” tells the story of Devin, a college student who takes a summer job at an amusement park in a North Carolina tourist town, confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child and the way both will change his life forever.

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AMC’s Fear Fest Continues with TWD, History of Horror and Many Marathons!

The Walking Dead – Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) Photo by Gene Page/Courtesy of AMC.

AMC’s 20th Anniversary of Fear Fest continues through October 27th with new episodes of The Walking Dead, more instalments of AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror and a host of scary marathons: a Halloween marathon; a Stephen King marathon; a Slasher-thon; a Demons Inside Marathon; a Hellraiser marathon, and a Friday the 13th marathon.

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TV Review: Hulu’s Castle Rock Creeps Michelle Out Just a Tad Bit

There’s too much TV! Hulu’s latest 10-episode original series Castle Rock is a supernatural, horror thriller that comes from the genre’s king, Stephen King (see what I did there?) and JJ Abrahams. With those two leading the charge one thing you are sure to get are high production values and this one doesn’t disappoint on that front. My only gripe is when is Hulu going to get with the times and deliver 4k/HDR quality streaming? The sweeping vistas of King’s small Maine town that this series takes place in would look even more glorious.

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Lonesome Town Trailer: Castle Rock!

‘I always believed the devil was a metaphor,’ rasps Alan Pangborn (Scott Glenn), ‘God help me. I did.’

The new trailer for Hulu’s Castle Rock takes us even deeper into the grasp of the town where ‘every inch is stained with someone’s sin.’

Castle Rock premieres on July 25th.

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Original Sin Trailer: Castle Rock!

A woman walking barefoot in the snow toward a gothic house; a high school mascot waving to a little girl before stepping off the roof of the high school; a woman, holding a knife, looking under her child’s bed…

The new trailer for Hulu’s Castle Rock is filled with moments of impending doom – played low-key, but definitely unsettling.

Castle Rock premiere on Hulu on July 25th.

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Your Darkest Secrets Trailer: 1922!

1922 – Wilfred James (Thomas Jane) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

In 1922, Wilfred James kills his wife and son – then finds himself terrorized by rats, convincing himself that his wife is haunting him.

1922 is based on the novella by Stephen King. It will premiere at Fantastic Fest Saturday, September 23rd, before debuting on Netflix on October 20th.

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Few Things Are More Beautiful Trailer: The Mist!

A family that has suffered a brutal crime is at the heart of Spike’s new series based on Stephen King’s The Mist – as they deal with the aftermath, a strange mist rolls in, cutting them and the town off from anyone and anywhere else.

The first trailer is atmospheric and more than a little graphic (think blood not sex).

The Mist premieres on Thursday, June 22nd.

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Mother Nature’s Had Enough Trailer: The Mist!

The Mist – Photo courtesy of Spike TV

Spike (soon to become The Paramount Network) has released the first trailer for its new drama, The Mist.

Based on the story by Stephen King, The Mist centers around a small town family that is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world and, in some cases, each other.

The Mist premieres on Thursday, June 22nd.

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Creepy Clown Trailer: Stephen King’s IT!

The first trailer for Stephen King’s IT has arrived and it’s really, really creepy (yay scary clowns!).

The story of four boys who have to take on Pennywise – a clown who has been killing centuries – is pretty compelling stuff (to be watched between one’s fingers – preferably during the daylight hours.

Directed by  Andy Muschietti (Mama), It opens on September 8th.

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Abrams, King and WBTV Team with Hulu for Castle Rock!

Hulu had greenlighted Castle Rock – an ongoing psychological-horror series that ‘combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.’

Castle Rock is based on characters and situations created by Stephen King and was created by Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason, who worked together on the critically acclaimed series Manhattan.

Castle Rock reunites Hulu, King, Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television, which previously collaborated on event series 11.22.63, based on King’s novel. The series will stream exclusively in the U.S. on Hulu and Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution will distribute globally.

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Timely Behind The Scenes Video: Hulu’s 11.22.63!

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We’re less than a week away from the premiere of Hulu’s Stephen King adaptation, 11.22.63 – the story of a man who travels back in time to try to prevent John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

In a cool behind the scenes video, J.J. Abrams, Stephen King, James Franco and Sarah Gadon talk about the event sereis. Check it out after the break.

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