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Stephen King at the Movies
Stephen King at the Movies

Stephen King at the Movies

A Complete History of the Film and Television Adaptations from the Master of Horror

PERFORMING ARTS

224 Pages, 8.5 x 10.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $34.95 (US $34.95) (CA $46.95)

Publication Date: October 2019

ISBN 9781786750815

Rights: US & CA

Palazzo Editions (Oct 2019)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: October 2019
 

Overview

A complete account of the films and television series adapted from the work of Stephen King

Surely America's greatest storyteller, no single author has been adapted more regularly than Stephen King. With 65 existing movies and 30 television shows, and many more to come, the concept of the King adaptation lies at the core of what we understand as Hollywood entertainment, the essence of horror, and the landscape of American life. Illustrated with a fabulous array of familiar and unusual iconography, this is the most comprehensive account of the films and television series adapted from the work of Stephen King ever put together. Every Children of the Corn movie has been accounted for; every remake and reboot wrestled into submission; all the dark recesses of King's imagination brought out into the light. Including fresh critical analysis, interviews, behind-the-scenes revelations and biographical detail, this is both a King completist's dream and a must for all movie fans. Here is the chance to delve deep into such terrifying and beloved movies and TV shows as Carrie, Salem's Lot, The Shining, Cujo, Stand By Me, Misery, The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and such modern marvels as Castle Rock, Mr. Mercedes, Pet Sematary, It: Chapters One and Two, and Doctor Sleep.

Author Biography

Ian Nathan is the author of nine books, including Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film. He is the former editor and executive editor of Empire.