New Stephen King Doc ‘King on Screen’ Premiering At FantasticFest

August 20, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

Yellow Veil Pictures has acquired the rights to Daphné Baiwir’s King on Screen, a documentary about Stephen King wo has given it his stamp of approval.

 

“In 1976, Brian de Palma directed Carrie, the first novel and adaptation of Stephen King’s work. Since then, more than 50 directors have adapted the master of horror’s books, in more than 80 films and series, making him now the most adapted author still alive in the world.

 

King on Screen features an inside look with the majority of directors who have adapted Stephen King’s work for screen, giving us a look at the unique relationship people have as they reimagine his work for film. The documentary also features interviews with some of the filmmakers behind adaptations of King’s work, including Frank Darabont, Mick Garris, Mike Flanagan, Greg Nicotero and more.

 

“In 1976, Brian de Palma directed Carrie, the first novel and adaptation of Stephen King’s work. Since then, more than 50 directors have adapted the master of horror’s books, in more than 80 films and series, making him now the most adapted author still alive in the world.”

 

King on Screen features an inside look with the majority of directors who have adapted Stephen King’s work for screen, showcasing the unique relationship as they reimagine his work for film. The documentary, which interviews the lion’s share of the filmmakers who have adapted his work to screen, includes Frank Darabont, Mick Garris, Mike Flanagan, Greg Nicotero and more.

 

There are several more adaptations head your way this year including Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Institute, The Talisman, The Boogeyman, and more. 

 

“Directed by Daphné Baiwir (The Rebellious Olivia de Havilland), King on Screen is an intimate look at the unique relationship between Stephen King’s vast body of work and the directors famous for reimagining it for the screen.”

 

The documentary is produced by Sebastien Cruz for Les Films de la Plage, Jean-Yves Roubin for Frakas Productions and Zoe Salmon for Mr Salmon Films, with the participation of OCS.

 

King on Screen will make its premiere at this year’s FantasticFest.

 

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