First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

First trailer for ‘The Dark Tower’ due year end

The debut trailer for Idris Elba adventure “The Dark Tower” will arrive this Christmas, according to Sony studio executive Tom Rothman. With Idris Elba as gunslinger Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey opposite as his quarry, the Man in Black, “The Dark Tower” adapts part of one of Stephen King’s best known story arcs. Even so, […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production of ‘The Dark Tower’ begins

Production on the film version of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” has begun, reports Entertainment Weekly. The movie version of King’s eight-novel series has been in the works for some years now. Actors Idris Elba and Mathew McConaughey have been confirmed as having lead roles in the movie by writer Stephen King on hisTwitter account. […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ to get four instalments

Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ to get four instalments

(Relaxnews) – The Josh Boone adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Stand” has been given the go-ahead to become a four-part movie franchise rather than a single 3-hour epic. Having written up a compressed, non-linear version of the story for Warner Bros. with the aim of creating a “single three-hour movie,” Boone told theHollywood Babble-On podcast (via SlashFilm) […]

22.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Stand’ to become 3-hour epic

‘The Stand’ to become 3-hour epic

(Relaxnews) – Stephen King’s “The Stand” is to have its cinematic adaptation realized as a three-hour epic with “an amazing A-list cast” according to “The Fault in Our Stars” director Josh Boone. “We’re gonna do one three-hour, R-rated version with an amazing A-list cast across the board,” Boone told New York Magazine’s Vulture. “Every single one […]

08.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Stephen King’s ‘Gerald’s Game’ on its way to silver screen

Stephen King’s ‘Gerald’s Game’ on its way to silver screen

(Relaxnews) – Horror movie writing and directing duo Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard have penned the screenplay for an adaptation of the 1992 novel, Deadline.com indicates. More than two decades after its publication, “Gerald’s Game” could finally join the long list of Stephen King novels that have inspired Hollywood. Currently selling at Cannes, the adaptation […]

20.05.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

(Relaxnews) – At the TCA Press Tour, CBS announced that its new sci-fi thriller “Extant” will air on July 2, a few days after the Season Two premiere of “Under the Dome.” Both shows are produced by Steven Spielberg. Last September 16, “Under the Dome” ended its first season with a terrible cliffhanger. CBS will […]

18.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Ender’s Game,” Harrison Ford’s science fiction return to the big screen, easily topped the North American Box Office on its debut weekend, according to preliminary figures released Sunday. The film, which depicts a battle to save the human race from alien attack, took $28 million in theaters, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Scott Cooper replaces Ben Affleck as director of ‘The Stand’

Scott Cooper replaces Ben Affleck as director of ‘The Stand’

(Relaxnews) – The actor-turned-director has agreed to take the reins on “The Stand,” an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name, following Ben Affleck’s departure from the project, according to the Hollywood trade press. Working with Warner Bros. and CBS Films, Scott Cooper will direct the film adaptation of King’s 1978 novel, […]

27.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
NBC bets on Hillary Clinton, the Mayflower and fantasy for its mini-series

NBC bets on Hillary Clinton, the Mayflower and fantasy for its mini-series

(Relaxnews) – Among the four mini-series in the works at NBC is a biopic starring Diane Lane as Hillary Clinton. NBC took advantage of the annual TCA Press Tours to present four new mini-series currently in production. A four-part Hillary Clinton biopic stands out as the most ambitious. Diane Lane will play the female politician […]

30.07.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Strong start for ‘Under the Dome’ in the US

Strong start for ‘Under the Dome’ in the US

(Relaxnews) – Based on the book by Stephen King, this CBS mini-series earned 13.5 million viewers for its premiere on June 24. The start is especially strong for a summer series. In comparison, the season premiere of “Elementary” was watched by 13.4 million Americans on CBS back in September before it became part of the […]

27.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Under the Dome’ among most promising new series

‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Under the Dome’ among most promising new series

(Relaxnews) – The Broadcast Television Journalists’ Association (BTJA) has announced six nominees for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series: “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,” “The Bridge,” “Under the Dome,” “The Michael J. Fox Show,” “Ray Donovan” and “Masters of Sex” will all be in the running for the award on June 10. […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

Chris Evans to star in screen version of Stephen King nightmare

(Relaxnews) – The man who played Captain America is going to replace Justin Long, who was initially tapped for the part, in a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “The Ten O’Clock People,” reports Deadline.com. Chris Evans is in the running to play a man trying hard to quit smoking. Smoking only on his […]

21.05.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Green Mile’ actor Duncan dead at 54: reps

‘Green Mile’ actor Duncan dead at 54: reps

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Michael Clarke Duncan, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in “The Green Mile,” an adaptation of a Stephen King work, died Monday at age 54, his representatives said. Duncan “passed away peacefully today,” the manager, Dan Spilo, told AFP. “He was a great man with a huge heart, […]

04.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·