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Refueling Stephen King’s FIRESTARTER

For Stephen King fans, 2017 is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.  This year we’ll get major film adaptations of THE DARK TOWER, IT and GERALD’S GAME.   On the small screen, we’re looking at two forthcoming series: THE MIST (on Spike) and CASTLE ROCK (on Hulu).  And now Blumhouse has announced a remake of […]

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Blumhouse Productions & Universal Announce New Version Of Stephen King’s FIRESTARTER!

After a screening of STEPHANIE at the Overlook Film Festival, director Akiva Goldsman and producer Jason Blum announced their next project together. A new adaptation of Stephen King’s novel FIRESTARTER! Scream Factory recently re-released the original 1984 version of FIRESTARTER directed by Mark Lester and starring a young Drew Barrymore. The film follows a father […]

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Wilmywood: How FIRESTARTER Sparked DAWSON’S CREEK

As a proud North Carolinian, I can say that my home state has it all: Mountains, beaches, a perfectly-measured dosage of metropolitan culture, small-town bucolic charm, and a pretty impressive dossier of film locations. However, back in the early 1980s, all of these except the last one rang true — I can’t say absolutely nothing […]

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We Talk “Double Features” On SHOCK WAVES With Scott Reynolds and Dan Budnik!

This week on Shock Waves, it’s just Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo as they discuss the latest horrors! First, the duo brings us up to speed on the new Shock Waves merchandise from Cavity Colors, an update on the upcoming Texas Frightmare convention, and then we pay tribute to the late, great Bernie Wrightson. Ryan […]

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5 Stephen King Adaptations That Died In Development Hell

For forty years, Stephen King’s stories have been translated to the screen with almost as much frequency as Shakespeare’s.  Judging by reports of current projects in development, that trend isn’t going to stop anytime soon.  And if history is any indication, new adaptations will be re-imagined several times before we get to see them on […]