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Under The Dome's Rating Slip Again

The Steven Spielberg/Stephen King miniseries Under the Dome on CBS slid slightly in its third week to 10.57 million viewers -- about a half million fewer than the previous week and 2 million below its...

Under The Dome On Top Of The Ratings

The premiere of the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama Under the Dome crushed the competition last week as it attracted 13.53 million viewers, according to Nielsen results for the week. It was the only show...

Ratings For The Dome Fall; But Still Strong

A week ago, critics were suggesting that Stephen King's 13-week miniseries Under the Dome on CBS could become addictive and draw huge ratings throughout the summer. With the second episode of the series, which aired...

Stephen King's 'Under The Dome' "Could Be Just What We've Needed"

Stephen King's novel Under the Dome, adapted into a miniseries, aired yesterday (June 25, 2013) in the US and has been met with favourable reviews. The horror writer's 2009 novel had a huge audience of...

The Dome Captures 13.14 Million Viewers

Some 13.14 million viewers tuned in Monday night for the opening episode of The Dome, the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg 13-week miniseries. By contrast, Game 6 of the Stanley Cup hockey championship on NBC attracted...

New Stephen King Tv Series Is A Big Hit

A new Tv adaptation of author Stephen King's thriller Under The Dome has launched in the U.S. with record-breaking ratings.The series debuted on Monday night (24Jun13) with over 13 million viewers, making it the most-watched...

Richard Matheson, Author Of 'I Am Legend', Dies

Richard Matheson has led a long and interesting life. Born in Brooklyn he started his writing career when some of his short stories were published in 1950. The author's subsequent career, spanning 60 years, including...

Renowned 'Smart Sci-fi' Writer Richard Matheson Passes Away

Richard Matheson, the man behind such noted titles as I Am Legend and countless The Twilight Zone episodes, passed away on Sunday (June 23), aged 87. A writer for film, television and in the traditional...

John Mellencamp & Stephen King Musical Heading Out On Tour

Rocker John Mellencamp, producer T Bone Burnett and horror author Stephen King are set to take their supernatural musical Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County on the road during a tour of the U.S. this autumn...

Ben Affleck To Star In And Direct Live By Night

Ben Affleck is to direct 'Live By Night'.The actor-and-filmmaker - whose political thriller 'Argo' picked up two Oscars, including Best Picture, earlier this year - will write, helm and star in the big screen adaptation...

Stephen King Donates To Gun Control Group

The Shining writer Stephen King has handed over a substantial donation to a gun control group in Maine.The best-selling horror author and his wife, Tabitha, have given "five figures" to bosses at the Coalition for...

The Shining Prequel Gets Screenwriter

'The Shining' prequel will be penned by Glen Mazzara.'The Walking Dead' producer has signed on to write a film based on the spooky events which took place before the iconic 1980 psychological horror, starring Jack...

Stephen King Adaptation 'Under The Dome' Will Star Twilight's Rachelle Lefevre

Rachelle Lefevre will be joining the new CBS sci-fi drama Under the Dome, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Twilight star is pegged to play the role of Julia, an investigative reporter who has recently...

Carrie Underwood Asked Stephen King For Permission To Recreate Christine

Carrie Underwood asked horror writer Stephen King for permission to use his tale of a killer car as inspiration for her new video Two Black Cadillacs.The Jesus Take the Wheel singer plays a grieving widow...

Stephen King's 'Under The Dome' Adapted For The Small Screen

Some of the best films ever made have been Stephen King adaptations. The Green Mile, It, The Shining and Carrie are all Stephen King originals. Incidentally Carrie is being remade and, released next year, will...

Stephen King's The Shining Sequel Gets Release Date

Stephen King has thrilled horror fans by announcing the release date for his upcoming sequel to The Shining.The long-awaited follow-up, entitled Doctor Sleep, will hit shelves on 24 September next year (13), the author confirmed...

Ben Affleck To Direct 'Justice League' Movie?

DC Comics are preparing to release Justice League - their answer to Marvel Comics' own multi-hero Avengers movie. And it looks as though Ben Affleck is their first choice of director. According to Variety, Christopher...

Warner Brothers Considering Prequel To Stephen King's The Shining

Film supremoes Warner Brothers have let it be known that they're in the foetal stages of a potential prequel to Stephen King's The Shining. The film company, who are responsible for the Stanley Kubrick directed...

Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will 'Mess With Your Mind'

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will ''mess with your mind''. The 'Kick-Ass' actress compares the forthcoming remake of the 1976 horror film to 2010 thriller 'Black Swan' - which stars Mila Kunis and Natalie...

Stephen King's 'It' To Be Rebooted

Stephen King's It first hit screens (TV screens at least) back in 1990 , four years after it was published as a novel, and has sent shivers down peoples spines ever since. Now it looks...

Cary Fukunaga To Direct Film Version Of Stephen King's It

Director Cary Fukunaga is set to bring Stephen King's classic horror novel IT to the big screen in two movies.The Jane Eyre filmmaker has teamed up with screenwriter Chase Palmer to adapt the 1986 book...

Spielberg: Ray Bradbury Lives On Through His Fans

Steven Spielberg has delivered a touching tribute to the late science fiction and fantasy author Ray Bradbury, describing the renowned writer as his "muse". Bradbury died at the age of 91 on Tuesday (June 5,...

Julianne Moore Confirmed For Carrie Remake

Julianne Moore has been confirmed to star in a remake of 'Carrie'. The 51-year-old actress has signed up to play the titular character's abusive, fundamentalist Christian mother, Margaret White, in a reboot of the 1976...

Chloe Moretz: Carrie Will Be Dark And Psychological

Chloe Moretz says the 'Carrie' remake will be ''darker and more psychological'' than the original. The 'Kick-Ass' actress has signed up to play the titular role - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic...

John Cusack Leaves Comedy Behind For 'The Raven'

John Cusack plays the role of Edgar Allen Poe in the forthcoming movie The Raven. The gothic thriller marks a departure from his recent comedic roles and tells the tale of a serial killer who...

Julianne Moore To Star In Carrie

Julianne Moore is to join the cast of the 'Carrie' remake.'Kick-Ass' actress Chloe Moretz is already on board to portray the titular lead character - a bullied schoolgirl who discovers she has psychic powers and...

Selena Gomez's Rep Dismisses Carrie Report

A representative for Selena Gomez has dismissed reports the singer/actress lost out on the lead in a movie remake of Stephen King's chilling horror tale Carrie to Chloe Grace Moretz, insisting she never auditioned for...

Moretz To Lead Remake Of Carrie

Child star Chloe Grace Moretz has landed the leading role in a movie remake of Stephen King's chilling horror tale Carrie.The Hugo actress, 15, will portray possessed teenager Carrie White in the supernatural film, taking...

Chloe Moretz For Carrie Remake?

Chloe Moretz is in line to play the leading role in a remake of 'Carrie'.The 15-year-old actress - who will be seen in a film version of 'Dark Shadows' opposite Johnny Depp later this summer...

Carrie Stars Left Stained By Fake Blood

The producers behind the stage version of Stephen King's scary novel Carrie are desperately trying to find a new recipe for fake blood after the show's stars were left stained red by the first batch.The...

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