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Dark Regions Press Releases ‘Chiral Mad 3’ Featuring Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, Chuck Palahniuk & More!

The first Dark Regions Press book to contain a story by Stephen King, Chiral Mad 3 is here on both DarkRegions.com and Amazon in ebook, trade paperback and deluxe signed hardcover formats!

The third act in the critically-acclaimed series by Written Backwards is a symmetrically-structured anthology of psychological horror by Bram Stoker Award nominated editor Michael Bailey, whose previous anthologies include The Library of the Dead, Qualia Nous and Pellucid Lunacy. The anthology contains 45 illustrations by Glenn Chadbourne, over 20 stories by the likes of Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, Ramsey Campbell, Gary A. Braunbeck, Mort Castle, Josh Malerman, Scott Edelman, Richard Thomas, Richard Chizmar and Gene O’Neill,  and with 20 intertwined poems by the likes of Elizabeth Massie, Marge Simon, Bruce Boston, Erik T. Johnson, Stephanie M. Wytovich, and also includes an introduction by the extraordinary Chuck Palahniuk. read more

Saban Films Acquires Stephen King Sci-Fi Adaptation ‘Cell’

 

Saban Films has acquired the rights to the sci-fi thriller ‘Cell,’ which stars John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.   It is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name and is directed by Tod “Kip” Williams.   It centers around a graphic artist (Cusack), who is struggling, and teams up with a small group of people to travel across New England to reunite with his son, following a mysterious cellphone signal results in the population turning into mindless animals.

Saban Films president Bill Bromiley said, “Stephen King is widely recognized as a master of the horror genre. Combining his talent along with Tod’s vision and this dynamic cast, which reteams King, John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson for the first time since 1408, delivers a truly unique modern tale of survival.” read more

Simon Merrells Joins Stephen King’s I AM THE DOORWAY

 

Simon Merrells Joins Stephen King’s I AM THE DOORWAY Subject to work commitments

“We are thrilled to announce that British actor Simon Merrells (Spartacus: War of the Damned, The Tomorrow People, Dominion) has agreed to star in our adaptation of ‘I Am The Doorway’!

Subject to work commitments, Simon will be playing the central role of former astronaut Arthur, a broken man who suffered a terrible loss after a deep space mission gone wrong. Merrells has previously worked with our director Simon Pearce on his feature film Judas Ghost, in which he played camera-man and ghost finder Mark Vega.” read more

Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba Cast in ‘Dark Tower,’ Confirmed by Stephen King

 

Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba have been cast in ‘Dark Tower,’ as confirmed by Stephen King himself today.  He tweeted the news today saying, “It’s official: The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed. DarkTowerMovie @McConaughey @IdrisElba”   The two actors had been mentioned as possible additions to the cast in the past few months.

Nikolaj Arcel is directing the film, which will be produced by  Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins.   Universal pulled out of the project back in 2011,   after which Sony picked it up. It is scheduled to be released January of next year.   You can view the tweets posted today below. read more

Stephen King’s ‘The Mist’ Gets TV Series on Spike

Spike has ordered a pilot for a drama series based on Stephen King’s ‘The Mist.’   The Dimension Television series will tell the story about a seemingly harmless mist that over takes a small town and creates havoc.   The series is the first pilot ordered since the network has started producing scripted shows again.   The network will be continuing to explore straight-to-series and pilot series productions.   Christian Torpe (Rita) is writing and executive producing the series.   Dimension previously adapted the story as a film in 2007.  read more

Stephen King’s I AM THE DOORWAY in pre-production

 

I AM THE DOORWAY

Adapted from the short story by Stephen King

 

A brand new short adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling original story, from an award winning team.

 

Facebook.com/Iamthedoorway2016

Twitter @doorway2016

 

I Am The Doorway is now in pre-production and you are invited to become part of this incredible project!

Support the film now at: Igg.me/at/doorway2016

– SYNOPSIS –

After a journey to investigate desolate Pluto, astronaut Arthur returns home a shattered man. He sees eyes forcing their way through the skin of his hands, eyes that distort his friends and the landscape itself into monstrous visions. Believing himself the doorway to alien invasion and gruesome murder, he must take desperate action. “I Am The Doorway,” a shocking science-fiction/horror short, is based on the chilling Stephen King story and fully authorized by the author. It has been adapted by Jeffrey Stackhouse, Richard A. Becker & Wendy Lashbrook, a multi-award-winning screenwriting team based in the US, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things horror. read more