| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Josh Boone may be the next director to attempt to take on a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films.
Boone is in early talks to helm the film, which previously had Scott Cooper, Ben Affleck...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways.
And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Tuck Everlasting," the tuner that had been targeting a Broadway run during the 2013-14 season before getting detoured, and the world preem of the musical adaptation of "Bull Durham" are among the titles on tap for the 2014-15 season at the Alliance...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Even Jack Bauer, the indefatigable U.S. super agent from the popular Fox series "24," can be bought.
Fox is seeking as much as $500,000 for a 30-second ad in the debut of "24: Live Another Day," a much-ballyhooed revival of its groundbreaking spy drama,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Resurrection" has such a provocative concept and a well-cast pilot that the temptation is to hang on hopefully for the ride, albeit with a measure of skepticism regarding how much life, renewed or otherwise, the producers can mine from the premise....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:23 AM
"Carrie" was unable to spook the unflappable "Gravity" at the box office this weekend, as the hit 3-D space drama easily claimed No. 1 for the third week in a row.
Heading into the weekend, industry projections indicated the two films would be in a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:52 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James has dethroned the writing masters (and earners) of the universe with her addictive S&M trilogy.
On Sunday, Forbes released its yearly top-earning authors list, with a new name leading the pack: James. The...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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Will "Carrie" pull "Gravity" back down to earth this weekend?
Since making its debut two weeks ago, Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" has proved to be a favorite at the box office, raking in $136...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
"Carrie," the horror cult classic based on novelist Stephen King's great girl roar against bullies, body, religion and mom, is back on the big screen with more teen trauma than ever and a new party dress for the prom.
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
One of the downsides of our ascendant era of writerly TV drama — wherein networks are constantly luring away playwrights with big checks — is that new plays by young authors now often feel more like spec treatments or screenplays than juicy...