Last week, on an episode of Kevin Smith’s podcast, Hollywood Babble-On, director Josh Boone (The Fault In Our Stars) revealed plans to bring Stephen King’s The Stand to the big screen in the form of four movies. It’s a huge reveal for...Show More Summary
As part of the latest chapter of the McConnaissance, Matthew McConaughey has been tipped to star in The Stand, the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s famous novel. McConnaughey is expected to play Randall Flagg, the malevolent sorcerer and necromancer. In the words of director Josh Boone, who also directed The Fault in our Stars, the […]
Randall Flagg is one of the most important figures in the semi-extended universe of Stephen King's novels, appearing in nine different books to date.
The film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand had been safely gestating with no major news outbreaks since June’s announcement that The Fault In Our Stars’ Josh Boone was taking over as director. Since then, the news had been contained...Show More Summary
Josh Boone‘s plans for Stephen King‘s The Stand are grand. Four movies, if all goes according to plan. If that plan is to work, he’s going to need “a cast that’s going to blow people’s minds,” or so he recently said on a podcast. HeShow More Summary
After we heard the news back in August that Matthew McConaughey was being considered for the role of the demonic cowboy Randall Flagg in Warner Bros. movie adaptation of Stephen King’s epic 1200-page novel The Stand, director Josh Boone commented that nothing was official. However, now The Guardian are saying that it is pretty much […]
Jesus. Sometimes, a movie casts a role so perfectly you have to stop and give it a round of applause. So get ready to clap, because the movie adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand may cast Matthew McConaughey as the evil man in black, Randall Flagg Read more...
McConaughey joins the four-part movie, 'The Stand.'
We have been waiting a long time for a new adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand to hit theaters. While it was originally speculated that David Yates and even Ben Affleck would direct the four-film adaptation, it looks like Fault In...Show More Summary
The waiting's over.
William Shatner will be appearing in Syfy‘s Haven next year. Haven is “based on the Stephen King novella The Colorado Kid…and is set in the village of Haven, Maine. Residents suffer from a range of supernatural afflictions called the Troubles, which grant them fantastic and often dangerous powers.” Shatner will be appearing in a four-episode […]
The Fault in our Stars director Josh Boone confirmed that yes, it's official. Warner Brothers is allowing him to turn what many consider to be Stephen King's greatest work (it's number one on our list!) — or "The Godfather of post-apocalyptic thrillers" — into not just one film, but four. During... More »
A Productive King In 2013, during a period of only three months, Stephen King published two full-length novels: Joyland and Doctor Sleep. This is unusually productive, even for a writer whose published fifty-five novels in his career (and sold over 350 million copies along the way). Perhaps to celebrate this pinnacle of systematic wordsmithing, the […]
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 GENRE: THRILLER SOURCE: ONLINE (SCREENER) A couple months back I got a press release for Stephen King's A Good Marriage that included specific instructions not to refer to the movie as simply "A Good Marriage". It HAD...Show More Summary
With 54 novels, 5 non-fiction works and several crypts-worth of short stories under his belt, it doesn't seem like there's much left for Stephen King to write about. Except there is... Column by Cath Murphy Stephen King has his faults...Show More Summary
Warner Bros. Pictures continues to work hard on adapting Stephen King’s 1978 “The Stand,” and while it goes through its development hell, plan continue to be shared with fans. It’s been rumored to be a television series, a three-hour long epic, and even a two-parter. Now, writer/director Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) stated […]
Just when it seemed like studios like Warner Bros had surrendered themselves to superheroes and low-risk sequels, The Fault In Our Stars director Josh Boone says that the studio plans to allow him to turn Stephen King's epic novel The Stand into a four-part franchise. Show More Summary
Back towards the beginning of the year, The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone was tapped as the new director of Warner Bros. Pictures' gestating adaptation of Stephen King's novel The Stand. We'd heard that casting was eyeing Matthew...Show More Summary
It was going to be one movie, it was going be two movies, and now apparently Josh Boone’s adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand will be a whopping four films (making it a tetralogy, according to my extensive, exhaustive, five second google search). Boone, a life-long Stephen King fan, initially sold Warner Bros. on a […]