‘The Stand’ TV Series Casts Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, And More!

‘The Stand’ TV Series Casts Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, And More!

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Get hype, Stephen King fans! The Stand, an upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel, has added more cast members to the epic post-apocalyptic series. Exclusive to CBS All Access, it was announced via Deadline that Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Brad William Henke, and Daniel Junjata. And most exciting of all, Alexander Skarsgard will play Randall Flagg.   image via Stephen King wiki   Written by Josh Boone and Ben Cavell, the book tells of a plague ravaging mankind and leaving behind the remnants of humanity. A long novel, the epic details the struggle for the survival of humanity between …

Read Up On Stephen King Before ‘Dr. Sleep’ Film Comes Out!

Read Up On Stephen King Before ‘Dr. Sleep’ Film Comes Out!

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On November 8th we’re all going to see Doctor Sleep. Oh, wait, you’re not? Why? Because you don’t know the story? Well, let me fill you in… Ewan McGregor, also known as young Obi-Wan Kenobi, will star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, a story which follows an adult Danny Torence, the child from The Shining, as he struggles to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. He goes to New Hampshire where he establishes a nursing home where he can use his shining power for good, comforting the dying before they go. …

Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

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On November 8th we’re all going to see Doctor Sleep. Oh, wait, you’re not? Why? Because you don’t know the story? Well, let me fill you in… Ewan McGregor, also known as young Obi-Wan Kenobi, will star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, a story which follows an adult Danny Torence, the child from The Shining, as he struggles to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. He goes to New Hampshire where he establishes a nursing home where he can use his shining power for good, comforting the dying before they go. …

Top 10 Most Fearsome Evildoers in Literature

Top 10 Most Fearsome Evildoers in Literature

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There’s something fun about bad guys. A memorable villain is just as much a key ingredient of literature as the hero, acting as the antagonist and obstacle in the way of the heroes goals. If done properly, a villain will be just as remembered and often as beloved as the hero, hailed for their command of evil minions, nefarious lines, and the threatening situations they put our plucky main characters in. But who are the best? Who are the cream of the crop among literary bad guys? Well, here are the top ten best and darkest villains in literature!   …