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Zac Efron in ‘Firestarter’: Film Review

The actor stars in this remake of the 1984 horror film based on Stephen King's book.

Barack Obama, Lin-Manuel Miranda Among Audie Awards Winners

Barack Obama, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Leslie Jordan are among the winners for the 2022 Audie Awards, which recognize work in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. The Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners on Friday in a virtual ceremony hosted by Kal Penn. The night’s top honor went to Project Hail Mary written by Andy Weir, narrated by Ray Porter, […]

‘Firestarter’ to Open Simultaneously in Theaters and on Peacock

Blumhouse and Universal’s new movie adaptation of Stephen King’s Firestarter will ignite simultaneously in theaters and on Peacock on May 13, 2022. Universal revealed the news on Wednesday. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new era whereby Hollywood studios are collapsing theatrical windows. Stephen King’s 1980 book, which will be adapted by Scott Teems, […]

Jane Alsobrook, Veteran Marketing and Acquisitions Executive, Dies at 78

Jane Alsobrook, a marketing and acquisitions executive who worked on such films as Eating Raoul, The Last Emperor, Coal Miner’s Daughter, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School and The Blair Witch Project, has died. She was 78. Alsobrook died Dec. 13 at her home in Sedona, Ariz., after a long battle with breast cancer, a family […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ Adds 3 (Exclusive)

Salem’s Lot has found its kid victims. Um, we meant kid heroes. Jordan Preston Carter, Nicholas Crovetti and Cade Woodward have joined the cast of New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel, currently in production with Gary Dauberman in the director’s seat. Lewis Pullman is leading an ensemble that includes Pilou Asbæk, Alfre Woodard, […]

Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell to Star in Stephen King Adaptation ‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’

Veteran actor Donald Sutherland and Jaeden Martell, who appeared in the It movies, will star in Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, an adaptation of a Stephen King short story being produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse and Ryan Murphy. The announcement was made as part of the second annual BlumFest, which celebrates the many spooky projects from scaremaster […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Pilou Asbæk Joins New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ in Key Role (Exclusive)

Pilou Asbæk, best known for playing the vile Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, has nabbed a pivotal role in Salem’s Lot, New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel. The horror thriller is now in production in Boston, with Lewis Pullman leading an ensemble that includes Alfre Woodard, Makenzie Leigh, Bill Camp and Spencer […]

Stephen King Adaptation ‘Salem’s Lot’ Finds Its Lead in Lewis Pullman (Exclusive)

In perhaps his biggest role to date, Lewis Pullman has nabbed the lead in New Line’s adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel, Salem’s Lot. Gary Dauberman, who previously tackled King as a writer on New Line’s two-part hit adaptations of It, wrote the script and is directing the feature project, with shooting to get underway […]

Epix’s ‘Chapelwaite’: TV Review

Adrien Brody and Emily Hampshire star in Epix's 10-part adaptation of Stephen King's short story 'Jerusalem's Lot.'

Stephen King Shifted Plot Elements of New Novel Due to Pandemic

Stephen King on Monday dropped by The Late Show to discuss his new crime novel, Billy Summers. While catching up with host Stephen Colbert, the iconic wordsmith explained that he had to alter plot details in his new book due to the pandemic. He began writing Billy Summers in 2019 before there was a global […]

Destry Spielberg Addresses Hollywood Nepotism Conversation: “The Name Can Really Only Do So Much”

Destry Spielberg likes going live on Instagram from time to time to check in with friends and her 31,800 followers. Last Friday afternoon’s session was much like the rest, lighthearted and casual with no agenda and no special guests. She was even fresh from the shower, wearing a bathrobe and waiting on a room service […]