The tide of Stephen King movies and TV series ebbs and flows, but ever since director Andy Muschietti's first IT movie in 2017 became the highest-grossing horror film of all time, the floodgates have really opened when it comes to King adaptations.

But Jamie is no ordinary child. When news of the Covid-19 pandemic broke earlier this year, people began readily comparing it to Stephen King’s 1978 post-apocalyptic novel, The Stand. King is writing all episodes of the series, which stars Julianne Moore as the title character, and Clive Owen as her deceased husband. [20], The 10-episode limited series was released on Blu-ray and DVD in the United States on July 28, 2020, and features over 40 minutes of behind-the-scenes content.[30]. Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, "HBO Orders 'The Outsider' Drama Series Based On Stephen King Novel Starring Ben Mendelsohn From Jason Bateman & MRC", "Richard Price To Script MRC 10-Episode Series Adaptation Of Stephen King's 'The Outsider;' Jack Bender, Marty Bowen EPs", "A 'The Outsider' Star Is Fueling Speculation Of A Season 2 For The HBO Series", "Exclusive: Jason Bateman on the 'Ozark' Finale, Future Seasons, Directing, 'The Outsider', and Much More", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.12.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.19.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.26.2020", "HBO releases new episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Outsider, and Avenue 5 early", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.2.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.9.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.16.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.23.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.1.2020", "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.8.2020", "Holly Gibney's Back in New Trailer for Stephen King's 'The Outsider, "Here's the One Thing Stephen King Put His Foot Down About for HBO's 'The Outsider, "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'The Bachelor' Season Premiere Leads Unscripted Telecasts in Raw Adults 18–49 Boosts", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Ink Master' Tops Percentage Gains in Adults 18–49, '68 Whiskey' Series Debut is Total Viewer Percentage Leader", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'The Bold Type' and 'Good Trouble' Lead Percentage Gains", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'The Masked Singer' Post-Super Bowl Telecast Leads in Raw Adults 18–49 Boosts", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Grey's Anatomy' and Series Premiere of 'Lego Masters' Top All Telecasts in Adults 18–49 Lifts", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Survivor: Winners at War' Season Premiere as Runner-Up Among Non-Scripted Fare in Raw Adults 18–49 Gains", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: AMC Dramas 'The Walking Dead' and 'Better Call Saul' Lead Scripted Cable Telecasts in Adults 18–49, 18–34 and 25–54", "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation' Tops Non-Scripted Cable Telecasts in Raw Adults 18–49 Gains", "DVD/Blu-ray Release of HBO's "The Outsider" Moved from June to July", Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,, 2020s American drama television miniseries, 2020s American crime drama television series, American horror fiction television series, Television shows based on works by Stephen King, Television series created by Richard Price (writer), Television series by Media Rights Capital, Television shows set in Georgia (U.S. state), Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Ralph meets Terry at the prison and expresses uncertainty about his decision to have Terry arrested so publicly.

Later that night, Holly awakens from a nightmare in which Jack killed her. Claude, feeling discomfort in a way he cannot explain, quits his job. It offers few details when Holly inquires about its history and nature. This 10-episode HBO miniseries premieres on January 12, and is so far the only Stephen King adaptation with a firm 2020 release date. King also penned a new ending to the CBS series. — including The Outsider, which hit HBO in 2020. Claude, meanwhile, travels to Cecil, Because the entity's powers allow it to access any information Claude knows, the group decides to distract him while they search for it. A parallel story during the episode, about a father searching for his two boys, is revealed to occur over 70 years earlier, in 1947, when the bear cave collapsed. Captain Marvel's Ben Mendolsohn and Harriet's Cynthia Erivo also star. “During the two years we spent making The Stand, we all felt the responsibility of adapting what may be the most beloved work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, but none of us could have imagined that Stephen King’s 40-year-old masterpiece about a global pandemic would come to be so eerily relevant,” Benjamin Cavell, showrunner and executive producer said in a statement (via EW). Lisey's Story doesn't yet have a specific release date, but reports have suggested a 2020 arrival for the 8-episode AppleTV+ limited series. 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Terry maintains his innocence, but the truth may be more than anyone bargained for. They contact eccentric, Holly's investigation uncovers a pattern – individuals in different cities across the country who are accused of murdering children, with strong, In Cherokee City, the hooded figure appears to Ralph's wife Jeannie, relaying a warning to Ralph that they will both be killed if he continues his investigation. As far as movies go, Salem's Lot is probably too early in development to come out this year, although The Long Walk is a more realistic possibility, having had a director onboard since spring 2019. "[19] On Metacritic, it has a score of 69 out of 100 based on 28 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Have we forgotten your favorite? This second, 10-episode small screen adaptation of Stephen King's apocalyptic epic The Stand is on the way to CBS All Access, and has been reported to be on track for a 2020 release. The, Howard, Claude, and Seale arrive at the scene; Seale charges Jack and is shot and killed. She theorizes it must use a host while it is vulnerable to do its bidding. Before the three exit the cave, Ralph encounters a vision of his dead son. That trilogy has been adapted into the TV series Mr. Mercedes, which premiered on Audience in 2017 with Justine Lupe as Gibney. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine — as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave.”, In This Article: The show — which focuses on a mysterious virus that wipes out 99% of the population — stars Whoopi Goldberg (Mother Abagail), Alexander Skarsgård (Randall Flagg), James Marsden (Stu Redman), Odessa Young (Frannie Goldsmith), Jovan Adepo (Larry Underwood), Amber Heard (Nadine Cross), Owen Teague (Harold Lauder), Henry Zaga (Nick Andros), Brad William Henke (Tom Cullen), Irene Bedard (Ray Bretner), Nat Wolff (Lloyd Henreid), Eion Bailey (Weizak), Heather Graham (Rita Blakemoor), Katherine McNamara (Julie Lawry), Fiona Dourif (Ratwoman), Natalie Martinez (Dayna Jurgens), Hamish Linklater (Dr. Jim Ellis), Daniel Sunjata (Cobb) and Greg Kinnear (Glen Bateman). Most recently, Michael helped launch Screen Rant's new horror section, and is now the lead staff writer when it comes to all things frightening.

TV series Mr. Mercedes, Castle Rock, and Creepshow have also debuted. This is received poorly by the police, especially Glory, who berates them all for their incompetence and for even entertaining such a ludicrous explanation. Critics Consensus: Tim Matheson’s gripping performance and a strong mood make Sometimes They Come Back an effective, if not wholly revelatory, Stephen King adaptation. Related: Doctor Sleep: Why Stephen King Wrote A Shining Sequel. In that time, Michael has written over 2000 articles for the site, first working solely as a news writer, then later as a senior writer and associate news editor. The next day, Joy Peterson, the mother of the victim, dies at the hospital after collapsing at home. Below, you can find movies and television from the last five decades of Stephen King, and even an acclaimed series that debuted earlier in 2020. Holly now believes the entity is "shedding" as it transforms into its next human form. The site's critical consensus is, "Though The Outsider's slow burn isn't always satisfying, it remains watchable thanks to its excellent performances – especially series stand out Cynthia Erivo. He approaches the others, begs them to kill the entity, then commits suicide.

TV has been a favorite home to adaptations of Stephen King books and short stories into series, mini-series, and TV movies since 1979 TV series Salem’s Lot. Production is already underway, having begun last fall. A long-term member of the Screen Rant family, Michael looks forward to continuing on creating new content for the site for many more years to come. While the release line-up for 2020 is by no means complete at this early date, there are already several Stephen King movies and TV shows to look forward to. He berates it, then sees as it attempts to transform further. Critics Consensus: This made-for-TV adaptation of Stephen King’s classic fails to impress or bring anything new to the table, – or to the prom – paling even more in comparison to the 1970’s memorable version. Yunis contacts Hayes and implicates Jack and the entity.