Archive for August, 2017
Allen Leech has joined the cast of Bohemian Rhapsody. In 1968 several young men in England formed a band called Smile. Over the next few years, there were several changes to the band’s makeup, as several bassists left and a singer/songwriter and pianist Farrokh Bulsara, aka Freddie Mercury, joined them. They also changed their name to Queen in 1970. Throughout the seventies and eighties, Queen became one of the biggest rock bands in the world, and to this day remain among the best selling music artists ever.
And their story is going to be told, in a biopic directed by Bryan Singer, with a planned release date in theaters on Christmas Day 2018. Mercury ...
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2017 is proving a great year to be a Stephen King fan, with new shows based on Mr. Mercedes and The Mist, alongside new movies based on Gerald’s Game and The Dark Tower. Next year also sees the arrival of the J.J. Abrams produced Castle Rock, a show that brings together intertwining characters and stories from King’s fictional town in Maine.
But perhaps most importantly, this year also sees the long awaited return of Pennywise, the shape-shifting monster who haunted the pages of King’s epic novel IT. The trailer became one of the most watched of all ...
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The scariest news regarding Stephen King right now isn’t about the upcoming adaptation of his novel IT, but the fact that filmmakers are going to have a harder time getting the rights to some of his original works. The licensing rights to a number of his novels and short stories are under the control of various studios, but King has put into motion a legal process that would put those rights back into his hands.
The licensing rights in question include Cat’s Eye, Children of the Corn, Creepshow, Cujo, The Dead Zone, and
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