Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. King has...Wikipedia
Born: 21st September, 1947, Portland, Maine, USA
Height: 6' 4" (193 cm)
Claim to Fame: Carrie, Salem's Lot, The Shining, The Dead Zone
Julianne Moore has officially signed on to play Carrie's crazed mother in an upcoming remake of the 1976 horror classic.
Chloe Grace Moretz will play the title character, originally portrayed by Sissy Spacek in Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's chilling book. Piper Laurie played the mom in the original film.
The remake, to be directed by Kimberly Peirce, is set for a March 2013 release. Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago
"Kick-Ass" star Chloë Moretz and "True Grit" actress Haley Bennett are said to be the main contenders for the title role in "Carrie" reports Vulture.
Kimberly Peirce helms this new adaptation of Stephen King's first novel, one that is said to be much closer to the source material than the previous Brian DePalma 70's film.
The two are said to be ahead of a list of impressive candidates including Dakota Fanning, Emily Browning, Bella Heathcote and Lily Collins who have all done readings.
Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants")... Read More
Posted by SheillaY 2 years ago
Noel Gallagher wants to launch a range of swine flu protective face masks. The Oasis guitarist and his bandmates are currently touring South America - where the deadly disease originated - and Noel is so taken with the germ-shielding facewear people are wearing he wants to have some made emblazoned with the group`s logo.
A source told Britain`s The Sun newspaper: "Noel thinks the face masks look amazing. He has been joking that he feels like a `James Bond` baddie. He`s keeping his for the summer shows back in the U.K."
"He even had a joke with friends... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
JK Rowling earns $5 million a week. The "Harry Potter" author`s incredible earnings - equivalent to $8 a second - are from the 375 million sales of the seven books in the popular children`s series, a percentage of revenue from the movie adaptations and spin-off merchandise, including toys and video games, according to financial bible Forbes.
JK - real first name Joanne - is believed to be worth around $1 billion and is expected to see her earnings soar even further, with three more "Harry Potter" movies scheduled for release.
Forbes spokesperson Lacey... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them
Books are a uniquely portable magic
King has never censored his own work. The death scene of the doctor in novel "'Salem's Lot" was cut due to the demands of the editor at Doubleday.
Wrote "The Running Man", a 304-page novel, in only ten days.
They are all trapped inside.
An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small fictional town in the United States, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townsfolk must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.