Try Shudder & Watch King Movies

Posted: December 17, 2018, 15:42:16

Shudder has added 7 King films to their US library:

Pet Sematary
Silver Bullet
Salemís Lot
The Dead Zone

And to their Canadian library:

Salemís Lot
The Shining
Catís Eye

They are also offering a 30-day free trial if you use the promo code KINGFANS. The code works in all areas where Shudder is available (US, Canada, UK, Ireland and Germany). The King titles are only available in the US and Canada areas though.

You can activate your triel here

Ep. 97: Going HD American Master Overdrive

Posted: December 17, 2018, 13:53:52
Section: General news » Podcast

Welcome to the Stephen King Podcast - Constant and New Listeners!

Join your host - longtime Constant Reader - writer/podcaster - Lou W. Sytsma.

Welcome to Episode 97 of The Stephen King Podcast!

In this episode, I'm joined by Tyson Blue - who actually visited the set during filming way back when - to review the HD Special Edition of the Stephen King directed movie - Maximum Overdrive. Is it a worthy upgrade? Check our review and find out.

Also, a review of Stephen Spignesi's latest book on Stephen King - Stephen King: American Master - A Creepy Corpus of Facts about Stephen King and His Work.

This is the last episode of 2018! Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year.

See you in 2019!!!!!

The year of 19 - gonna be a special King year for sure!

Hope you enjoy this episode and, as usual, I want to hear from you.

Good or bad, I want it all!

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In this podcast:
1) 00:00 - Intro
2) 00:35 - Podcast Setup
3) 01:27 - News from the Deathroom
4) 06:42 - Reviews from the Night Shift: Maximum Overdrive Special Edition Bluray
56:43- Stephen King: American Master Book Review
5) 1:01:13 - Podcast Signoff
6) 1:02:27 - Outro
Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - The Cult
Outro Music - Stand by Me - Ben E. King

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King Is 3rd Highest Paid Author 2018

Posted: December 17, 2018, 08:52:27

Forbes lists top ten highest-paid authors of 2018:

1. James Patterson ($86 million)
2. J.K. Rowling ($54 million)
3. Stephen King [$27 million)
4. John Grisham ($21 million)
5. Jeff Kinney (18,.5 million)
5. Dan Brown ($18.5 million)
7. Michael Wolff ($13 million)
8. Danielle Steel ($12 million)
8. Nora Roberts ($12 million)
10. Rick riordan ($10.5 million)
10. E-L. James ($10.5 million)

Thanks to Herbert West

25 New Films Added To National Film Registry

Posted: December 15, 2018, 13:50:47

Here is a list of all the 25 films that were added to this yearís National Film Registry:

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Broadcast News (1987)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Cinderella (1950)
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Dixon-Wanamaker Expedition to Crow Agency (1908)
Eveís Bayou (1997)
The Girl Without a Soul (1917)
Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People (1984)
Hearts and Minds (1974)
Hud (1963)
The Informer (1935)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Monterey Pop (1968)
My Fair Lady (1964)
The Navigator (1924)
On the Town (1949)
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Pickup on South Street (1953)
Rebecca (1940)
The Shining (1980)
Smoke Signals (1998)
Something Good Ė Negro Kiss (1898)

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

Footage From IT Part 2

Posted: December 10, 2018, 22:20:06
Section: Film » It

A group of fans at CCXP in Brazil were lucky enough to see some new footage from the second IT movie and here is a report about what they saw.

"Thankfully, they did share a behind-the-scenes sizzle reel, which looked like the type of video a studio would share with promotional partners to get them excited about the sequel. In the video, we saw director Andy Muschietti talk about what he hopes to accomplish with the anticipated sequel, saying it will be serious, more intense, and have scarier moments. The video also showed some pre-production artwork, including the different departments working on the film.

"Another part of the video showed new cast members Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, and others talking about what the film is about. There wasnít much footage from the film, but we did see a shot of the cast together walking across a bridge.

"My favorite part, however, was some video from the very first table read. While we didnít get to see the cast reading any lines, the video showed this massive table with every cast member listed getting ready to read the script."

Source: Comic Book

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

HBO Orders The Outsider

Posted: December 3, 2018, 18:53:57
Section: TV » The Outsider

Looks like HBO will turn The Outsider into a 10-episode limited series. Ben Mendelsohn is set to star and produce and Jason Bateman is set to direct the first two episodes.

HBO has given a series order to supernatural drama The Outsider, based on Stephen Kingís bestselling novel, with Ben Mendelsohn set to star and produce. The project, which marks Mendelsohnís return to TV following his Emmy-winning turn on Bloodline, hails from The Night Of co-creator/executive producer Richard Price, director-producer Jack Bender (Mr. Mercedes) Jason Batemanís Aggregate Films, Temple Hill Entertainment and MRC. Ozark star/director/executive producer Bateman is set to direct the first two episodes of The Outsider and may guest star.

Source: Deadline.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

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