Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




Species






Resident Evil: The Final Chapter






Streets Of Fire






Zodiac Killer




Stephen King's The Stand - Remake Takes Shape

Mini Series and R-Rated Film in the Works

Stephen King's The Stand was already adapted in 1994 but plans of a remake circulated around Hollywood for several years, with different writers and directors trying to get the ambitious project off the ground. Now, Josh Boone, director of The Fault in Our Stars seems to have done just that with a combination of persistence and a good script that convinced studio execs. Initially, that would have yielded one big movie but the thirst for franchises didn't leave The Stand alone. Warner Bros. asked to make 4 films out of the material which would certainly give the content more room to breathe but that idea eventually fell through. However, another alternative has been found and it sounds interesting.

According to Warner Bros' plans, a co-venture between TV and cinemas will be the result. In early 2016, a Showtime mini series consisting of 8 episodes will tell the beginnings of the story and an "R"-rated theatrical film is supposed to conclude it. Sounds intriguing but it will be interesting to see whether the combination between the two formats will win the fans over. Maybe it's not the last development in the matter.

Release: Jun 09, 2015 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey - Source: TheWrap

The Latest News

Aug 03, 2017 The Dark Tower - Problems in Post Productions (What King's Epic Screen Adaption Has Become)

Aug 03, 2017 Southern Fury Censored in the UK (Cage Thriller with BBFC 18 and BBFC 15 Rating)

Jul 31, 2017 Justice League - Details Regarding the Reshoot (Joss Whedon Currently Works on Zackk Snyder's Film)

Jul 25, 2017 Lady Frankenstein - Longest Version Worldwide (UK Label Finds Several Minutes of New Footage)

Jul 23, 2017 976-EVIL on Blu-ray (US Release in October)

Jul 23, 2017 Between Night and Dawn - New Romero Box (Three Romero Films on Blu-ray/DVD by Arrow)

Jul 23, 2017 Blood Feast Remake Cut for R-Rating (Minor Cuts for Upcoming US Theatrical Release)

Jul 23, 2017 Antropophagus Remastered by 88 Films (New 2K Scan of the Original Negative in August)

Jul 23, 2017 No Extended Version for Alien: Covenant (18 Minutes Deleted Scenes as Extras)

Jul 23, 2017 Cult of Chucky Also Gets an R-Rated Version (2 Versions on Upcoming US Release in October)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN