Sure wearing white after Labor Day isn’t considered a faux pas anymore, but let’s keep up with the hottest trends this fall by scooping up a pair of “Stevens” who are always in vogue.
Steven Spielberg and Stephen King match-up perfectly in this Showtime celestial thriller “Under the Dome” based on King’s 2009 novel. The story orbits around a remote vacation spot in Maine, that has been cut off from the rest of the world by an invisible shield, forcing the locals to be separated from society, and well, at the end of the day it’s survival of the fittest!
Although the story is based in Maine and the back drops may resemble, the Pine Tree State, we can’t seem to smell any evergreen. The TV series will be produced by DreamWorks Television and at this time it seems there is no writer attached to the television series, Deadline reports.
Two years ago and hot off the press, Spielberg and Dream Works exec Stacey Snider hit the jackpot and secured the rights to King’s novel, “Under the Dome”. This isn’t the first time Spielberg sported a King. Spielberg and King refitted the small screen with King’s 1984 “The Talisman”. The TNT miniseries project might have been a good hand but the network had to deal a new deck.
Will you watch the two Steves unfold “Under The Dome” on Showtime?
Get ready Mass because it’s looking like another Beantown crime drama is in the works. Author Chuck Hogan aka the backbone of Ben Affleck’s hot flick The Town, has signed on to write the script for yet another Boston crime film.
The untitled script will revolve around the Winter Hill gang leader and one of the ten most wanted fugitives, James “Whitey” Bulger, notorious hitman, John Martoranom, and the legal case that exposed the ties between the mob and the corrupt Boston FBI office, according to Deadline. Wait, have we seen this one before?
The flick will be produced by GK film partners, Graham King and Tim Headington. You might remember King from his work with Martin Scorsese on The Departed. GK also produced The Town. Martorano was the governments main witness and GK acquired his rights after he was released after serving 14 years for murder.
As the plot thickens, no production date has been set and no director has been attached. Hogan is currently on the best-seller list co-writing a vampire trilogy with Guillermo del Toro. The pair are working on the final novel and will then look towards bright lights. Don’t forget to become fans of GK Films on FB. Who knows, maybe you’ll even be on set.
Tell us who you think will be cast as “Whitey”? Maybe Leonardo DiCaprio? Yes please!
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