The Stephen King universe comes together in the Maine town of Castle Rock for Hulu’s upcoming original series where awful things with links to various King novels and short stories are happening.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe dive into the first, brutal TV cancellations, the lackluster first look at The Predator, the Lethal Weapon backstage drama, James Cameron’s journey into sci-fi, tons more Rick & Morty on the way, the continuing Stephen Kingaisance and much more.
To go along with a new album last year featuring new versions of many of his iconic movie themes, John Carpenter released a music video for the revamp of the main theme from his 1983 cult classic Christine.
Able to cross dimensions to wreck havoc on other worlds, evil sorcerer Randall Flagg has tried to gain control of an Earth ravaged by an apocalyptic plague in The Stand and tried to destroy The Dark Tower on Mid-World under the alias Walter O’Dim.
A normal St. Bernard, Cujo is bitten by a rabid bat while out in the woods and becomes a bloodthirsty monster, trapping Donna Trenton and her son Tad inside their car at a repair shop on one of the hottest days in history.
Some news about the upcoming season of Legends of Tomorrow, Creed 2 has it’s director, another Stephen King adaptation is in the pipeline, Power Rangers are hitting the road and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Taking a job as the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, aspiring writer Jack Torrence goes insane from both the isolation and the malevolent supernatural forces in the hotel and tries to murder his wife Wendy and his son Danny.
Blade Runner 2049 took the top spot at the box office but it under-performed against even modest predictions for how it would fare and the other new releases did not set the world on fire either.
With a bunch of fantastic Stephen King adaptations hitting recently, Hulu is looking to try something a little different with their upcoming drama Castle Rock, which is set in the larger Stephen King universe but isn’t directly adapting a specific story as horrific things happen in and around the titular Maine town.
Terrorizing Derry, ME for centuries, Pennywise aka IT can take any form, especially what it’s victim most fears, and emerges every 27 years to feed on the children of the town.