Stunts (film)

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It was Bob Shaye's first full-length production for New Line Cinema. "They were distributing Truck Stop Women to college campuses and they already had a script, so I was hired to direct it," said the director Mark Lester. "We hired Robert Forster because he had done Medium Cool. Don Stroud was supposed to star in it but he got into a motorcycle accident the night before shooting." Stunts was filmed in San Luis Obispo, California. * F Robert Forster as Glen Wilson. Fiona Lewis as B.J. Parswell. Ray Sharkey as Paul Salerno. Joanna Cassidy as Patti Johnson. Bruce Glover as Chuck Johnson. Richard Lynch as Pete Lustig.

Sleeping Beauties (novel)

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Sleeping Beauties is a novel by Stephen King and his son Owen King, released on September 26, 2017. The book was first mentioned during a promotional appearance on the CBC radio program q. Of the novel, Stephen King stated, "Owen brought me this dynamite idea and I've collaborated a couple of times with Joe. I'm not going to say what the idea is because it's too good." The novel was officially announced in June 2016 and is said to take place in a women's prison in West Virginia during a strange mystical occurrence that causes all the women in the world to fall asleep.

The Talisman (King and Straub novel)

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The Talisman is a 1984 fantasy novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. The plot is not related to that of Walter Scott's 1825 novel of the same name, although there is one oblique reference to "a Sir Walter Scott novel." The Talisman was nominated for both the Locus and World Fantasy Awards in 1985. King and Straub followed up with a sequel, Black House (2001), that picks up with a now-adult Jack as a retired Los Angeles homicide detective trying to solve a series of murders in the small town of French Landing, Wisconsin.

Joe Hill (writer)

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King is the son of authors Stephen and Tabitha King and the brother of Owen King. Hill was born in 1972 to authors Tabitha (née Spruce) and Stephen King. He was born in Hermon, Maine and grew up in Bangor, Maine. His younger brother, Owen King, is also a writer. At age 9, Hill appeared in the 1982 film Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, which co-starred and was written by his father. Hill chose to use an abbreviated form of his given name in 1997, out of a desire to succeed based solely on his own merits rather than as the son of Stephen King, one of the world's best-selling and most-recognized living novelists.

Under the Dome (TV series)

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Vaughan and Stephen King served as executive producers along with Baer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Jack Bender, Steven Spielberg, and Stacey Snider. Danish director Niels Arden Oplev produced and directed the pilot. Baer served as the showrunner for the series. Vaughan exited the series before the premiere of season two, citing personal reasons. However, he had helped plan the second season with Baer and King before he left. Tim Schlattmann joined the series as an executive producer for season three.

Mr. Mercedes

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Kelley and Stephen King were announced as executive producers. As of May 2016, Stephen King said that the series had been "back-burnered." However, on May 26, 2016, David E. Kelley announced that the 10 episode series was still alive, confirming that it would air via AT&T U-verse, on its DirecTV channel Audience. In January 2017, it was announced the series was in production and would premiere August 9, 2017 on Audience. The series stars Brendan Gleeson as Bill Hodges, while Brady Hartsfield is portrayed by Harry Treadaway (replacing Anton Yelchin, who died in June 2016, a few months before production started). * Kermit William 'Bill' Hodges – The protagonist and a retired detective.

Charlie the Choo-Choo (book)

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Charlie the Choo-Choo: From the World of The Dark Tower is a children's book by Stephen King, published under the pseudonym Beryl Evans. It is based on a fictional book central to the plot of King's previous novel The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands. It was published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 11, 2016. The book was first revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, where a limited edition of 150 copies were given to attendees. Actress Allison Davies participated in a book signing at the event, portraying the fictional author Beryl Evans.

The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole

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The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole is a fantasy novel by American writer Stephen King. As part of The Dark Tower series, it is the eighth novel, but it is set chronologically between volumes four and five. First mentioned by King in 2009, after the controversial ending of the seventh novel in 2004, this new episode was announced on the author's official site on March 10, 2011. In an interview in March 2009, King stated, describing an idea for a new short story he recently had: "And then I thought, 'Well, why don't I find three more like this and do a book that would be almost like modern fairy tales?'

The Golden Compass (film)

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New Line Cinema commissioned Hossein Amini to write a screenplay based on the second book in the trilogy, The Subtle Knife, potentially for release on May 2010, with the third book of the trilogy, The Amber Spyglass, to follow. However, New Line president Toby Emmerich stressed that production of the second and third films was dependent on the financial success of The Golden Compass. When The Golden Compass did not meet expectations at the United States box office, the likelihood of a sequel was downplayed by New Line.

Reefer Madness

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Robert Shaye of New Line Cinema eventually heard about the underground hit and went to see it at the Bleecker Street Cinema. He noticed the film carried an improper copyright notice and realized it was in the public domain. Seeking material for New Line's college circuit, he was able to obtain an original copy from a collector and began distributing the film nationally, "making a small fortune for New Line." Reefer Madness is considered to be a cult classic and one of the most popular examples of a midnight movie. Its fans enjoy the film for the same unintentionally campy production values that made it a hit in the 1970s.

Rose Red (miniseries)

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Fans and the press speculated for some time that Stephen King or his wife Tabitha King had written the book until Pearson was revealed to be the novel's author. The companion novel was a hit, rising high on several bestseller lists. Intended to be a promotional item rather than a stand-alone work, its popularity spawned a 2003 prequel television miniseries to Rose Red, titled The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer. The novel tie-in idea was repeated on Stephen King's next project, the miniseries Kingdom Hospital. Richard Dooling, King's collaborator on Kingdom Hospital and writer of several episodes in the miniseries, published a fictional diary, The Journals of Eleanor Druse, in 2004.

Harlan Ellison

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Ellison won eight Hugo Awards, a shared award for the screenplay of A Boy and his Dog that he counted as "half a Hugo", and two special awards from annual World SF Conventions; four Nebula Awards of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA); five Bram Stoker Awards of the Horror Writers Association (HWA); two Edgar Awards of the Mystery Writers of America; two World Fantasy Award s from annual conventions; and two Georges Méliès fantasy film awards. In his 1981 book about the horror genre, Danse Macabre, Stephen King reviewed Ellison's collection Strange Wine and considered it one of the best horror books published between 1950 and 1980.

My Pretty Pony

My Pretty Pony (2009) is also a Dollar Baby short film, based on the Stephen King short story, directed by Mikhail Tank and starring Paul Marin (HD/SAG/4.4 minutes). There is an audio version read by Jerry Garcia available on YouTube. In May 2017, Saw star Tobin Bell will star in a short film based on the short story, directed by Luke Jaden and produced by Phil Wurtzel of Friel Films and Josh Boone. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography

Black House (novel)

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Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. Published in 2001, it is the sequel to The Talisman. This is one of King's numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series. Black House was nominated to the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel. The novel is set in Straub's homeland of Wisconsin, rather than in King's frequently-used backdrop of Maine. The town of "French Landing" is a fictionalized version of the town of Trempealeau, Wisconsin. Also, "Centralia" is named after the nearby small town of Centerville, Wisconsin, located at the intersection of Hwy 93 and Hwy 35.

Kingdom Hospital

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Kingdom Hospital (sometimes known as Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital) is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom (Danish title: Riget), which was developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. While initially conceived as a miniseries, it was later changed into a regular television series (albeit one that lasted one season). It was first aired on ABC on March 3 and concluded on July 15, 2004 after being put on hold during NBA playoffs. The story tells of the fictional Kingdom Hospital located in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a mill that manufactured military uniforms during the American Civil War.

2003 in film

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Simhadri, directed by S. S. Rajamouli (India: Telugu). Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas. The Singing Detective, starring Robert Downey, Jr. Singles – (South Korea). Slim Susie (Smala Sussie) – (Sweden). The Snow Walker – (Canada). Soldados de Salamina (The Soldiers of Salamis) – (Spain). Something's Gotta Give, directed by Nancy Meyers, starring Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet. Song for a Raggy Boy, starring Aidan Quinn – (Ireland). The Southern Cross (La cruz del sur) – (Argentina). Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom) – (South Korea). Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over – (redirects to Spy Kids).

In the Tall Grass

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On October 4, 2019, In the Tall Grass became available for streaming on Netflix. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography

The Stand (1994 miniseries)

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On The New York Observer s 2014 list of the best Stephen King miniseries, The Stand ranked just behind the number-one pick, It, the source praising the miniseries' performances. The film was met with generally positive reviews. John J. O'Connor at The New York Times wrote, "A great deal of time and money has gone into this production, and it's right up there on the screen... The nagging problem at the heart of The Stand is that once the story settles early on into its schematic oppositions of good versus evil, sweet old Mother Abagail versus satanic Flagg, monotony begins to seep through the superstructure ... Muddled, certainly, but ...

Throttle (novella)

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Throttle is a novella written by Joe Hill and Stephen King. It was published in February 2009 by Gauntlet Press in a limited edition anthology honoring Richard Matheson titled He Is Legend, and in a mass-market audiobook titled Road Rage, also containing Matheson's short story "Duel", which served as inspiration for Throttle. A comic book adaptation by IDW Publishing was published in the spring of 2012. On March 30, 2017, Army of One producer Emile Gladstone announced that he will produce a film based on the short story. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography

End of Watch (novel)

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End of Watch is a crime novel by American writer Stephen King, the third volume of a trilogy focusing on Detective Bill Hodges, following Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers. The book was first announced at an event at St. Francis College on April 21, 2015 under the title The Suicide Prince. On June 10, the new title End of Watch was announced. At the 2015 Edgar Awards, while accepting the award for Best Novel for Mr. Mercedes, King announced that the novel's antagonist, Brady Hartsfield, would be making a return in this book. The novel was released on June 7, 2016.

Amazon Kindle

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To promote the Kindle 2, in February 2009 author Stephen King released Ur, his then-new novella, made available exclusively through the Kindle Store. On October 7, 2009, Amazon announced an international version of the Kindle 2 with the ability to download e-books wirelessly in over 100 countries. It became available October 19, 2009. The international Kindle 2 is physically the same as the U.S.-only Kindle 2, although it uses a different mobile network standard. The original Kindle 2 used CDMA2000 for use on the Sprint network. The international version used standard GSM and 3G GSM, enabling it to be used on AT&T's U.S. mobile network and internationally in 100 other countries.

Long s

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The long s (ſ) is an archaic form of the lower case letter s. It replaced a single s, or the first in a double s, at the beginning or in the middle of a word (e.g. "ſinfulneſs" for "sinfulness" and "ſucceſs" for "success"), and in ligature form (e.g. "Tiſſick" for "Tissick"). The modern letterform is known as the short, terminal, or round s. The English language uses the long ſ more after graphical than after semantic aspects. The following rules apply: The long s was derived from the old Roman cursive medial s.

2002 in film

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Dirty Pretty Things, directed by Stephen Frears, starring Audrey Tautou and Chiwetel Ejiofor – (UK). Divine Intervention (Yadon ilaheyya) – (Palestine/France/Morocco/Germany). Dog Soldiers, starring Sean Pertwee and Kevin McKidd – (UK). Dolls, directed by Takeshi Kitano – (Japan). Doing Time (keimusho no naka) – (Japan). Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary – (Canada). Drunk on Women and Poetry (Chi-hwa-seon) – (South Korea). Durval Discos (Durval Records) – (Brazil). D-Tox, starring Sylvester Stallone and – (US). Elsewhere – (Austria). Emergency Act 19 (Gimgeubjochi 19ho) – (South Korea). Enlightenment Guaranteed (Erleuchtung garantiert) – (Germany).

New American Library

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Stephen King. Arthur Koestler. Susan Meissner. Flannery O'Connor. George Orwell. Ayn Rand. Mickey Spillane. James Avati. Paul Bacon. Alberto Beltrán. Jack Davis. Mort Drucker. Nick Eggenhofer. S. Neil Fujita. Milton Glaser. James Hill. Robert Jonas. Victor Kalin. Saul Lambert. Robert McGinnis. Robert Maguire. Stanley Meltzoff. Norman Mingo. Barye Phillips. Rudolph "Rudy" Nappi. Steele Savage. Robert E. Schulz. Alex Tsao. Stanley M. Zuckerberg.