In the event you’re a giant fan of Stephen King, your arcane information of the individuals, locations and supernatural occasions that seem in his tales will lastly repay.
King has teamed up with govt producer J.J. Abrams once more for a TV sequence that may hyperlink a few of his iconic characters and horrifying occasions to the mysterious locale of Fortress Rock, Maine.
Within the new trailer that landed Sunday, we get extra hints at what’s to return within the upcoming anthology sequence “Fortress Rock,” debuting on Hulu in 2018.
Loads of cryptic moments fill the brand new trailer together with a lacking youngster poster, a piano fallen by way of a flooring, a burning VHS tape, a funeral procession, a waving mascot standing on a rooftop… the record goes on.
The jail from “The Shawshank Redemption” additionally turns up a number of instances within the trailer with scenes of a potential jail execution through deadly injection, jail inmates lining up for cell inspection, and an official Shawshank Penitentiary automobile sinking right into a lake.
There are new faces like André Holland as Henry Deaver, Melanie Lynskey as Molly Strand, and some acquainted faces too like Sissy Spacek who beforehand portrayed the telekinetic Carrie, however now portrays Ruth Deaver. Plus, there’s Invoice Skarsgard (not in Pennywise mode) and Scott Glenn (changing Ed Harris) as Sheriff Alan Pangborn.
King followers aren’t any stranger to the city of Fortress Rock. The Maine city is the setting for his novels (many which have been made into motion pictures & TV sequence) together with “Cujo,” “Needful Issues” and “The Useless Zone” to call a number of.
Fortress Rock can be talked about (however would not function the setting) in King’s different tales together with “Shawshank Redemption,” “Pet Sematary,” “It” and extra.
Shawshank jail options closely within the new “Fortress Rock” TV trailer, airing on Hulu in 2018.
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Due to an earlier teaser trailer, we already know that many of those earlier works that happen in or point out Fortress Rock will probably be displaying up not directly within the new sequence, both through occasions or characters.
“The anthology will weave collectively characters and themes from these novels that use the Fortress Rock location,” The Hollywood Reporter reported earlier this yr. “Every season will observe a unique set of characters and storylines whereas interjecting themes and particular characters from earlier seasons.”
For now, we will attempt to guess which of the various fictional residents from Fortress Rock will probably be within the new sequence.
Beforehand, King and Abrams labored collectively for Hulu on “11.22.63” — primarily based on King’s ebook about time journey and JFK.
The primary 10-episode season of “Fortress Rock” will debut on Hulu in 2018.
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