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Stephen King Saw Pilot Episode of Spike’s “The Mist”; Here’s What He Thought

Ten years after Frank Darabont’s feature film adaptation of The Mist depressed the hell out of us with its shocking ending, a TV series is soon headed to Spike TV. Set to premiere later this year, Spike’s “The Mist” has been described as a “twisted cousin” to Stephen King’s original novella, set to tell its own […]

The Mist showrunner on new ending, new monsters, and Stephen King's reaction

Stephen King's novella THE MIST has already been made into a phenomenal flick by writer/director Frank Darabont back in 2007 (ten years ago!?). Now SPIKE TV is bring the story back to the screen by way of a 10-episode (first season)...Show More Summary

Norman Reedus: ‘The Walking Dead’ Nearly Made Daryl Dixon Gay

Norman Reedus has confirmed that the original plan was for Daryl Dixon, his character on The Walking Dead, to be gay. Speaking to the Mirror, Reedus recalled that he was told by Frank Darabont, who developed and executive produced the first season of The Walking Dead, that the character of Daryl Dixon would be homosexual. Show More Summary

Here’s What Some Great Horror Films Would Look Like in Black & White

What would your favorite horror films look like without any color? When Frank Darabont’s The Mist was released on home video, it included a black & white version of the film that never played in theaters. This version of the movie was Darabont’s true vision for the adaptation, and watching it, I was surprised to discover […]

The Mist TV series will follow multiple groups of people

Later this year, Spike will begin airing a television series based on the Stephen King novella The Mist, which Frank Darabont previously turned into a feature film back in 2007. All along, many fans have been assuming that the series,...Show More Summary

Producer Describes Spike’s “The Mist” as a “Twisted Cousin” to the Novel

What can we expect from “The Mist” TV series? We’ve got new details. Believe it or not, it’s already been ten years since Frank Darabont turned Stephen King novella “The Mist” into one of the most downright depressing and disturbing creature features we have ever seen. Who could ever forget the film’s ending, which traded […]

The Big Change AMC Is Making Because Of Frank Darabont's Walking Dead Lawsuit

The lawsuit between Frank Darabont and AMC over The Walking Dead got a little more serious today.

‘The Walking Dead’ Lawsuit Fallout: AMC Will No Longer Pay Package Fees To CAA

EXCLUSIVE: Three years into AMC’s legal battle with CAA and client Frank Darabont over profits from mega hit The Walking Dead, the cable network is making an unprecedented move that affects a talent agency’s most lucrative revenue stream...Show More Summary

Dehumanization in Fiction

6 months agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

My favorite film is Shawshank Redemption, an adaptation by Frank Darabont of a novelette by Stephen King. The story perfectly hits my trigger spot, injustice, and my sweet spot, hope, and its resolution feels more satisfying to me than any other movie on the planet. So even though you can find it on television frequently […]

‘The Walking Dead’ Lawsuit: Frank Darabont Seeking $280 Million From AMC

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The legal drama playing out behind the scenes of AMC’s The Walking Dead is getting almost as ugly as the bloody battles on the show itself. Back in 2011, original showrunner Frank Darabont was pushed out in the middle of production on the second season. Show More Summary

The Walking Dead Creator Frank Darabont Says AMC Owes Him $280 Million

The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont worked very hard to haunt your dreams, but now he would like to get paid. In a lawsuit against AMC, Frank Darabont will be seeking $280 million in damages, reports io9. Darabont and his agents are suing AMC for robbing him of contingent profits ... More »

How Much Money Frank Darabont Thinks He's Owed For The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead has been a huge hit for AMC, but original showrunner Frank Darabont hasn't reaped any of the financial benefits of the show's success. Now, his lawsuit against the network has revealed just how much he thinks he's o...

Frank Darabond Says AMC Owes Him $280 Million for The Walking Dead

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The latest twist in the lawsuit against AMC by Frank Darabont, who brought them the show that had the highest premiere in the network’s history, is the amount of damages he’s seeking: $280 million. Read more...

Former Walking Dead Showrunner Darabont Seeks $280 Million from Lawsuit

The path has been cleared for Frank Darabont's lawsuit against AMC to proceed, but the start of the actual trial could still be far off. The post Former Walking Dead Showrunner Darabont Seeks $280 Million from Lawsuit appeared first on

Why The Shawshank Redemption Failed At The Box Office, According To Frank Darabont

Filmmaker Frank Darabont recently opened up regarding why he thinks The Shawshank Redemption's financial performance doesn't even come close to matching its legacy. Get the details.

El Rey’s The Director’s Chair Returns with Frank Darabont and Jon Favreau!

El Rey’s The Director’s Chair returns with a two-hour special featuring The Walking Dead’s Frank Darabont and The Jungle Book’s Jon Favreau. Join host Robert Rodriguez as he explores the film careers of these two acclaimed directors  on Sunday, September 25th (8/7C). Show More Summary

'The Walking Dead' Was Almost A Terrible Zombie Procedural Show On NBC

“The Walking Dead” might be a bonafide hit in 2016, but when creator Frank Darabont first pitched the series to networks more than six years ago, he faced some resistance. The television landscape at the time was vastly different than...Show More Summary

NBC wanted The Walking Dead, but without the zombies

7 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This is why I hardly ever watch network television. From Variety: Before the show was picked up by AMC for domestic and Fox for international, its creator Frank Darabont presented the first version of the script to NBC, with whom he had an overall deal. Show More Summary

NBC Wanted The Walking Dead to be a Zombie-less Procedural

NBC had a very different, potentially zombie-less vision for the hit series when Frank Darabont originally pitched it to the network. The post NBC Wanted The Walking Dead to be a Zombie-less Procedural appeared first on

34 Rarely Seen Behind the Scenes Photos From the Filming of 'The Shawshank Redemption'

The Shawshank Redemption is directed by Frank Darabont and stars Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. It is based on a Stephen King story titled “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”. The film tells the story of two prisoners who develop...Show More Summary

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