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Stephen King

American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fictionadd

Category: Literature

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (73%), (7%), Maine (5%)

Main connections: Maine, Richard Matheson, The Dead Zone (novel)

Linked to: Entertainment Weekly, Amazon.com, Marvel Comics, Syfy

 

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Stephen King was born in 1947 add something


1960

Dennis Etchison - He attended UCLA film school in the 1960s and has written many screenplays as yet unproduced, from his own works as well as those of Ray Bradbury and Stephen King "The Mist"


1965

The first of his stories to be independently published was "I Was a Teenage Grave Robber", serialized over three published and one unpublished issue of a fanzine, Comics Review, in 1965. add something


1966

From 1966, King studied English at the University of Maine, graduating in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. add something


1967

He sold his first professional short story, "The Glass Floor", to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967. add something


1970

Slim Pickens - In the late 1970s, Pickens was offered the part of Dick Hallorann in Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining", but Pickens stipulated that he would appear in the film only if Kubrick was required to shoot Pickens' scenes in fewer than 100 takes

 

Jim Spohrer - Spohrer attended Hampden Academy from 1970 to 1974 while growing up in Newburgh, Maine, where his teachers included Stephen King


1971

In 1971, King married Tabitha Spruce, a fellow student at the University of Maine whom he had met at the University's Fogler Library after one of Professor Hatlen's workshops. add something


1973

In 1973, King's novel Carrie was accepted by publishing house Doubleday. add something

 

King completely rewrote the original 1973 manuscript for its publication. add something

 

Johnny Ace - Ace's song "Pledging My Love" appears in the 1973 Martin Scorsese film "Mean Streets" and John Carpenter's 1983 movie "Christine", based on Stephen King's novel

 

Angela Bettis - "'Angela Marie Bettis"' is an American actress, film producer and director best known for her lead roles in the 2002 TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel "Carrie", the title character in "May" , and in "Girl, Interrupted" as the anorexic girl Janet Webber


1974

I have a special cold spot in my heart for it/" Soon after the release of Carrie in 1974, his mother died of uterine cancer. add something


1975

The family returned to western Maine in 1975, where King completed his fourth novel, $The_Stand. add something

 

Dick Curless - His song 'Bury the Bottle With Me' is referenced in the 1975 Stephen King novel 'Salem's Lot


1976

Carrie (1976 film) - "'Carrie"' is a 1976 American supernatural horror film based on the 1974 novel of the same name by Stephen King


1977

In 1977, the family, with the addition of Owen Phillip, traveled briefly to England, returning to Maine that fall where King began teaching creative writing at the University of Maine. add something

 

The Shining (film) - The film is based on Stephen King's 1977 novel of the same name, though there are significant changes


1979

Jeffrey Boam - Stephen King's 1979 novel "The Dead Zone" is about a man named Johnny Smith who enters a coma after an accident, and reemerges with the psychic ability to learn the secrets of people he meets

 

Laura Shapiro Kramer - In 1979, she married Jay Kramer, an attorney whose clients include Stephen King, Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt


1980

Joseph Payne Brennan - In 1980, many of Brennan's classic horror stories were collected in the paperback-only collection "The Shapes at Midnight", with an introduction by Stephen King

 

Richard P. Rubinstein - In the 1980s and 1990s Rubinstein produced a substantial number of projects based on the writings of horror novelist Stephen King

 

Stanley Donen - In the early 1980s Donen was attached to direct an adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dead Zone" and worked with writer Jeffrey Boam on the script

 

Stanley Kubrick - The Shining, released in 1980, was adapted from the novel of the same name by bestselling horror writer Stephen King.

 

T. M. Gray - At age 17, she wrote her first novel and met Stephen King in October 1980


1981

King's primary inspiration for writing horror fiction was related in detail in his 1981 non-fiction Danse Macabre, in a chapter titled "An Annoying Autobiographical Pause". add something

 

Everett McGill - Korean War - After coming into the public eye in 1981 for his role as the rugged caveman leader Naoh in "Quest for Fire", McGill appeared in "Silver Bullet", a 1985 werewolf movie inspired by a Stephen King short story; the Korean War battle epic "Field of Honor" and the Clint Eastwood war film "Heartbreak Ridge" in 1986; and in the 1989 installment of the James Bond franchise "Licence to Kill"


1982

In 1982, the fantasy small-press Donald M. Grant printed these stories for the first time together in hardcover form with color and black-and-white illustrations by fantasy artist Michael Whelan, as The Gunslinger. add something

 

Jack Kamen - He drew all the comic book artwork for Stephen King and George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology film "Creepshow", King and Romero's homage to the EC horror comics

 

Darwin Joston - In 1982, when Carpenter was scheduled to direct the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Firestarter", Joston was considered for the role of John Rainbird, the Native-American assassin; but after Universal Pictures executives fired Carpenter from the project and replaced him with Mark L. Lester, the role of Rainbird was given to George C. Scott

 

Richard P. Rubinstein - Rubinstein's first known professional collaboration with Stephen King was the 1982 anthology film "Creepshow", which Rubinstein co-produced and which had a screenplay written by King, based on a combination of some of King's published short stories as well as new plots


1983

Roberts Blossom - Blossom is known for starring in the 1983 horror "Christine", a film directed by John Carpenter which is an adaptation of the book by Stephen King

 

John Carpenter - Ironically, Carpenter's next film, Christine, was the 1983 adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name.

 

Frank Darabont - The first film he wrote and directed was a short adaptation of Stephen King's "The Woman in the Room", which was one of the first "Dollar Babies" and made the semi-finalist list for Academy *award consideration in 1983

 

Christopher Walken - Walken played schoolteacher-turned-psychic Johnny Smith in David Cronenberg's 1983 adaptation of Stephen King's The Dead Zone.

 

Cujo (film) - "'Cujo"' is a 1983 American horror/thriller film based on the Stephen King novel of the same name


1984

When the initial 10,000 copies sold out, Grant printed another 10,000 copies in 1984, but these runs were still far short of the growing demand among fans for this book. add something

 

Dennis Etchison - In 1984, ZBS Media produced a 90-minute radio version of Stephen King's "The Mist" based on Etchison's script


1985

In 1985 King wrote his first work for the comic book medium, writing a few pages of the benefit X-Men comic book Heroes for Hope Starring the X-Men. The book, whose profits were donated to assist with famine relief in Africa, was written by a number of different authors in the comic book field, such as Chris Claremont, Stan Lee, and Alan Moore, as well as authors not primarily associated with that industry, such as Harlan Ellison. add something

 

Rebecca De Mornay - Her other notable film roles include Sara in "Runaway Train" in 1985, Helen McCaffrey in the thriller "Backdraft" in 1991, her portrayal of the chillingly twisted nanny Peyton Flanders in the popular 1992 thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and as Wendy Torrance in Stephen King's 1997 television adaptation of "The Shining"

 

Arthur Adams (comics) - Nocenti asked Adams to produce a cover for "Heroes for Hope", a 1985 book intended to benefit famine relief in Africa, which was written and illustrated by dozens of creators, including writers Harlan Ellison and Stephen King, and artists John Byrne, Charles Vess and Bernie Wrightson


1986

King is a fan of the rock band AC/DC, who did the soundtrack for his 1986 film, Maximum Overdrive. add something

 

River Phoenix - He appeared in diverse roles, making his first notable appearance in the 1986 film "Stand by Me", a hugely popular coming-of-age film based on a novella by Stephen King

 

Wil Wheaton - He first gained widespread attention in 1986 as Gordie Lachance in "Stand by Me", the film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Body"

 

Connie Smith - In 1986, she made a cameo appearance in Stephen King's horror film "Maximum Overdrive" as "dead lady in car"


1987

In 1987 King's Philtrum Press published Don Robertson's novel, The Ideal, Genuine Man. In his forenote to the novel, King wrote, "Don Robertson was and is one of the three writers who influenced me as a young man who was trying to 'become' a novelist (the other two being Richard Matheson and John D. MacDonald). add something

 

In 1987, King released the second installment, The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three, in which Roland draws three people from 20th-century United States into his world through magical doors. add something

 

Jim Brown - Brown acted in 1987's "The Running Man", an adaptation of a Stephen King story, as Fireball

 

Gene Anthony Ray - In 1987 he won the role of Billy Nolan in the ill-fated musical adaptation of "Carrie" by Stephen King


1988

In 1988, the band Blue Öyster Cult recorded an updated version of their 1974 song "Astronomy". add something

 

Adam Storke - He is best known for playing Julia Roberts' love interest in the 1988 hit film "Mystic Pizza" and as Larry Underwood in the 1994 hit Stephen King mini series "The Stand"


1989

He helped coach his son Owen's Bangor, Maine West team to the Maine Little League Championship in 1989. add something

 

King dedicated his 1989 book The Dark Half, about a pseudonym turning on a writer, to "the deceased Richard Bachman", and in 1996, when the Stephen King novel Desperation was released, the companion novel The Regulators carried the "Bachman" byline. add something

 

Allison Hossack - Her television roles include "Another World" from 1989 to 1992; "Cobra" from 1993 to 1994; "Profit" in 1996; "Hope Island" in 1999; and Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital" in 2004

 

Richard P. Rubinstein - Rubinstein produced a string of film and television adaptations of other written works by Stephen King, including the 1989 film "Pet Sematary", the 1994 miniseries "The Stand", the 1995 miniseries "The Langoliers", the 1996 film "Thinner" and the 1997 film "The Night Flier"


1990

Tommy Lee Wallace - In 1990, he served as writer and director of the made-for-television miniseries "It" based on the novel by Stephen King

 

Kathy Bates - She appeared in films such as "Summer Heat" and "The Morning After", while guest-starring in television shows such as "L.A. Law", before landing the role of obsessed fan Annie Wilkes, who holds her favorite author captive, in the 1990 thriller "Misery", based on the Stephen King novel

 

Jonathan Brandis - That same year, Brandis played the young "Stuttering Bill" Denbrough, the main character in the 1990 film " Stephen King's It", based on the epic horror novel by Stephen King

 

Michael Cole (actor) - " Later, Cole appeared in Stephen King's two-part made-for-TV movie "It," which aired in 1990, as the older version of the disturbed Henry Bowers


1993

Grace Slick - In 1993 she provided the narration for the Stephen King short story "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band" on his "Nightmares & Dreamscapes" audiobook


1994

Courtland Mead - Additionally, he portrayed the fictional character Danny Torrance in Stephen King's "The Shining" television mini-series, and appeared as Uh-huh in the 1994 feature-film adaptation of "The Little Rascals"

 

Shawnee Smith - Another well-known television role was that of Julie Lawry in the 1994 miniseries "The Stand," based on the novel by Stephen King

 

Lawrence Kasdan - From 1994 to 2003, he did a set of films that, in contrast to the hits he did in the 1980s, failed to break the bank in receipts; among these film were "Wyatt Earp" and "Dreamcatcher", the latter based on the Stephen King best seller

 

Jamey Sheridan - In 1994 he played the character of Randall Flagg in the miniseries adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand"

 

Molly Ringwald - In 1994, she starred in the TV adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand"


1995

King made an appearance as a contestant on Celebrity Jeopardy/ in 1995, playing to benefit the Bangor, Maine Public Library. add something

 

Kathy Bates - In 1995, Bates played the title character in "Dolores Claiborne", a film adaption of another Stephen King novel, although she was not nominated for an Oscar

 

Frances Sternhagen - She read as the title character in the Stephen King novel "Dolores Claiborne" in a 1995 audiobook recording


1996

In 1996 King collaborated with Michael Jackson to create Ghosts, a 40-minute musical video in which the singer portrays a recluse living in a mansion confronting an unwelcoming group of townsfolk initially calling for his exodus from their community. add something

 

In 1996, King won an O. Henry Award for his short story "The Man in the Black Suit". add something

 

Stan Winston - In 1996, Winston directed and co-produced the longest and the most expensive music video of all time, "Ghosts", which was based on an original concept of Michael Jackson and Stephen King

 

Robert John Burke - In 1996, he played the lead role in the Stephen King adaptation "Thinner"


1997

Joe Hill (writer) - Hill chose to use an abbreviated form of his given name in 1997, out of a desire to succeed based solely on his own merits rather than as the son of Stephen King

 

Lucinda Jenney - In 1997, she had a supporting role in the Tom Holland's horror film "Thinner", which was based in the book by Stephen King


1998

Grant published its hardcover limited edition of the revised version of The Gunslinger along with a prequel story set in the Dark Tower world called "The Little Sisters of Eluria" in 2009. add something

 

Jane Hamsher - Subsequently, Hamsher and Murphy co-produced two 1998 films, Brandon Boyce's screen adaptation "Apt Pupil", from the Stephen King "novella", directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, and David Schwimmer, and "Permanent Midnight", adapted by Jerry Stahl and David Veloz from Stahl's autobiographical novel and starring Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, and Elizabeth Hurley; and the 2001 thriller "From Hell", based on Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias' adaptation of the graphic novel "From Hell", by Alan Moore and


1999

In 1999, King wrote The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, which featured former Red Sox pitcher Tom Gordon as the protagonist's imaginary companion. add something

 

Tom Hanks - In 1999, Hanks starred in an adaptation of the Stephen King novel The Green Mile.

 

Doug Hutchison - In 1999, Hutchison was cast as troublemaking prison guard Percy Wetmore in the film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Green Mile", for which he received critical acclaim

 

Sam Rockwell - In 1999, Rockwell played prisoner William "Wild Bill" Wharton in the Stephen King prison drama "The Green Mile"


2000

In 2000, King published a serialized novel, The Plant, online, bypassing print publication. add something

 

In the early 2000s King revised the original book, The Gunslinger, because he felt the voice and imagery of the original stories of the late 1970s did not seem to fit the voice of the final installment of 2004. add something

 

Sean Parlaman - Presidential campaign - He was able to secure government grants, to become a member of the Oregon steering committee of the 2000 Green Party Presidential campaign of Ralph Nader, and to get permission from Stephen King to make "Stud City", a short, independent sequel to "Stand by Me"

 

Damon Lindelof - It was believed that after the conclusion of "Lost", Lindelof and J. J. Abrams would write and produce a film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower", but Lindelof squelched this notion in a late 2000s "USA Today", commenting, "After working six years on 'Lost,' the last thing I want to do is spend the next seven years adapting one of my favorite books of all time

 

Jonathan Franzen - While promoting the book Franzen became the first American author to appear on the cover of Time magazine since Stephen King did so in 2000.


2001

Melanie Lynskey - In 2001, Lynskey met American actor Jimmi Simpson, while co-starring in the Stephen King miniseries "Rose Red"

 

Julian Sands - In 2001, he starred in Stephen King's television production of Rose Red

 

Michael Piller - In 2001, he was approached by producer Lloyd Segan to develop a television series from Stephen King's novel "The Dead Zone"

 

Scott Hicks - This was followed in 2001 by the adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Hearts in Atlantis" starring Anthony Hopkins


2002

In 2002, King announced he would stop writing, apparently motivated in part by frustration with his injuries, which had made sitting uncomfortable and reduced his stamina. add something

 

Anthony Michael Hall - Hall began his first regular series role in 2002, starring as Johnny Smith in USA Network's supernatural drama "The Dead Zone", a TV series adapted from Stephen King's best-selling novel

 

Emily Deschanel - Her next notable role was in Stephen King's "Rose Red" in 2002

 

Melanie Lynskey - In 2002, she played her first television role in the Stephen King mini series "Rose Red"


2003

Stephen King’s writing is securely rooted in the great American tradition that glorifies spirit-of-place and the abiding power of narrative. add something

 

In August 2003 King began writing a column on pop culture appearing in Entertainment Weekly, usually every third week. add something

 

Nigel Kneale - The horror fiction writer Stephen King has cited Kneale as an influence, with Kim Newman suggesting in 2003 that King had "more or less rewritten "Quatermass and the Pit" in "The Tommyknockers"


2004

In Roger Ebert's review of the 2004 movie Secret Window, he stated, "A lot of people were outraged that was honored at the National Book Awards, as if a popular writer could not be taken seriously. add something

 

In 2004, King co-wrote a book titled Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season with Stewart O'Nan, recounting the authors' roller coaster reaction to the Red Sox's 2004 season, a season culminating in the Sox winning the 2004 American League Championship Series and World Series. add something

 

The series reached seven books, with the final installment called The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower, in 2004. add something

 

Rob Lowe - In 2004 Lowe starred in the TNT remake of the Stephen King miniseries "Salem's Lot" which was the highest rated cable program of that summer and the highest ratings TNT original programming had at the time

 

Diane Ladd - In 2004, Ladd played psychic Mrs. Druse in the television miniseries of Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital"

 

Meagen Fay - In 2004, she starred alongside Bruce Davison and Andrew McCarthy in Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital"

 

Marek Baraniecki - Set in a post-apocalyptic world, in 2004 the "G?owa Kasandry" was voted by Gazeta Wyborcza's readers one of top 7 post-apocalyptic novels of all times, alongside the works by Jack London, Herbert Wells and Stephen King

 

Roger Ebert - In August 2004 Stephen King, in a column, criticized what he saw as a growing trend of leniency towards films from critics including Ebert

 

Richard Corliss - In August 2004, Stephen King, criticizing what he saw as a growing trend of leniency towards films by critics, included Corliss among a number of "formerly reliable critics who seem to have gone remarkably soft -- not to say softhearted and sometimes softheaded -- in their old age


2005

Both King's sons are published authors: Owen King published his first collection of stories, We're All in This Together: A Novella and Stories, in 2005. add something

 

Joseph Hillstrom King, who writes under the professional name Joe Hill, published a collection of short stories, 20th Century Ghosts, in 2005. add something

 

In October 2005, King signed a deal with Marvel Comics to publish a seven-issue, miniseries spin-off of the series called The Gunslinger Born. add something

 

Campbell Scott - In 2005 / 2006, Scott served as the reader for the audiobook versions of Stephen King's bestsellers "The Shining" and "Cell"

 

Howard Kaylan - In 2005, Kaylan appeared in a featured role in Stephen King's "Riding The Bullet"

 

Warren Silver - Silver operated his practice, during which he represented Stephen King and served on the Board of Governors of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and as Chairman of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court's Civil Rules Committee, until early July 2005 when he sold it and its building to Cuddy and Lanham, another Bangor, Maine-based law firm


2006

In 2006, King published an apocalyptic novel, Cell. add something

 

In 2006, during a press conference in London, King declared that he had discovered another Bachman novel, titled Blaze. add something

 

Michael McDowell (author) - His unfinished novel "Candles Burning" was "completed" by Tabitha King, wife of Stephen King, and published in 2006

 

Mare Winningham - In 2006, Winningham voiced the audio version of Stephen King's "Lisey's Story"

 

Carrie (1976 film) - Jackson eventually earned the consent of Stephen King to mount a new, officially-sanctioned, non-musical production of "Carrie", which debuted Off-Broadway in 2006 with female impersonator Sherry Vine in the lead role

 

Eli Roth - On March 8, 2006, Ain't It Cool News announced that Dimension Films had bought the film rights of the "Cell" by Stephen King and would produce a film to be directed by Eli Roth for a 2009 release


2007

In 2007, Marvel Comics began publishing comic books based on King's Dark Tower series, followed by adaptations of The Stand in 2008 and The Talisman in 2009. add something

 

Although The Hollywood Reporter announced in February 2007 that plans were underway for Lost co-creator J. J. Abrams to do an adaptation of King's epic Dark Tower series, Abrams stated in a November 2009 interview with MTV that he would not be adapting the series. add something

 

Toby Jones - He appeared in the film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Mist" in 2007

 

Marcia Gay Harden - In 2007, Harden appeared in several films, including Sean Penn's critically acclaimed "Into the Wild", and Frank Darabont's "The Mist" , based on the novella by Stephen King

 

Anurag Kashyap - In 2007, he adapted Stephen King's 1978 short story "Quitters, Inc." as "No Smoking", which despite being received well by critics, didn't do well at the box-office


2008

During the 2008 presidential election, King voiced his support for Democratic candidate Barack Obama. add something

 

In 2008, King published both a novel, Duma Key, and a collection, Just After Sunset. add something

 

In 2008, King's book On Writing was ranked 21st on Entertainment Weekly list of "The New Classics: The 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008". add something

 

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In April 2008, King spoke out against HB 1423, a bill pending in the Massachusetts state legislature that would restrict or ban the sale of violent video games to anyone under the age of 18. add something


2009

In 2009, King published Ur, a novella written exclusively for the launch of the second-generation Amazon Kindle and available only on Amazon. add something

 

King told Barnes & Noble Studios during a 2009 interview, "I knew that I'd found home when I read that book. add something

 

On Sunday, October 25, 2009 the DC Comics Vertigo blog news feed released that King will team up with short story writer Scott Snyder and artist Rafael Albuquerque in a new monthly comic book series from Vertigo in March 2010 called American Vampire. add something

 

In an interview with King, Published in the USA Weekend in March 2009, the author stated, "People look on writers that they like as an irreplaceable resource. add something

 

J. Abrams to do an adaptation of King's epic Dark Tower series, Abrams stated in a November 2009 interview with MTV that he would not be adapting the series. add something

 

Raul Esparza - In 2009, he recorded the audiobook "Under the Dome" by Stephen King

 

Amy Poehler - Stated in interview on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2009 She is a distant cousin of author Stephen King and U.S. senator Scott Brown, through shared New England ancestry

 

Richard Chizmar - They wrote the screenplay for 2009's upcoming film "From a Buick 8" based on Stephen King's novel

 

J. J. Abrams - While it was speculated that they would be writing and producing an adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series of novels, they publicly stated in November 2009 that they were no longer looking to take on that project

 

Kris Kristofferson - In December 2009, it was announced that Kristofferson would be portraying Joe in the upcoming album "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County", a collaboration between rock singer John Mellencamp and novelist Stephen King


2010

Bev Vincent - "'Bev Vincent"' is best known as the author of "The Road to the Dark Tower", the Bram Stoker Award nominated, authorised companion to Stephen King's Dark Tower series and "The Stephen King Illustrated Companion," which was nominated for a 2010 Edgar award

 

Akiva Goldsman - On September 8, 2010, it was announced that he would write the first season of the television series based on the novels of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series

 

Guillermo del Toro - On 21 September 2010, del Toro announced that he wanted to direct new adaptations of the Stephen King novels "It" and "Pet Sematary", but stated that he is very busy and unlikely to be able to make the films any time soon


2011

King's next novel, 11/22/63, was published November 8, 2011, and the eighth Dark Tower volume, The Wind Through the Keyhole will be published in 2012. add something

 

On March 8, 2011, King spoke at a political rally in Sarasota aimed against Governor Rick Scott , voicing his opposition to the Tea Party movement add something

 

Anika Noni Rose - In 2011, Rose played the role of Sara Tidwell in the A&E miniseries "Bag of Bones" based on the Stephen King novel of the same name"

 

Doug Sahm - Sahm appeared as a fictionalised character in the 2011 Stephen King novel 11,22,63

 

Boudewijn de Groot - Under the pseudonym "Frank de Groot", he has translated seven Stephen King novels and in 2011 Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent into Dutch


2012

King's next book is "Joyland", a novel about "an amusement-park serial killer", according to an article in "The Sunday Times", published on April 8, 2012 add something

 

On April 30, 2012, King published an article in "The Daily Beast" calling for rich Americans, including himself, to pay more taxes, citing it as "a practical necessity and moral imperative that those who have received much should be obligated to pay add something

 

During his Chancellor's Speaker Series talk at University of Massachusetts Lowell on December 7, 2012, King indicated that he was writing a crime novel about a retired policeman being taunted by a murderer add something

 

Bill Hader - On February 18, 2012, he briefly impersonated author Stephen King, as part of a sketch in which May a Rudolph impersonated a May a Angelou who creates pranks

 

Stewart O'Nan - "A Face in the Crowd" is a novella by Stephen King and O'Nan, originally published as an e-book on August 21, 2012, as well as an audiobook, read by Craig Wasson

 

Dennis Calero - In October 2012, Calero began illustrating a webcomic The Little Green God of Agony for Stephen King which is a short story that was published in the 2011 anthology "A Book of Horrors" by King


2013

On January 25, 2013, King published an essay titled "Guns" via Amazon.com's Kindle single feature, which discusses the gun debate in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting add something

 

In an interview with "Parade", published May 26, 2013, King confirmed that the novel was "more or less" completed add something

 

Later, on June 20, 2013, while doing a video chat with fans as part of promoting the upcoming "Under the Dome" TV series, King mentioned he was halfway through writing yet anther novel, "Revival" add something

 

Samantha Mathis - In 2013, Mathis played psychiatrist Alice Calvert on the CBS television series "Under the Dome", based on a novel by Stephen King

 

Mike Vogel - As of June 2013, Vogel stars as Dale "Barbie" Barbara on the CBS science-fiction drama series "Under the Dome", based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King

 

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa - Aguirre-Sacasa wrote screen adaptation for the remake of Stephen King's "Carrie", scheduled for release October 2013

 

Julianne Moore - In October 2013, she will be seen as Margaret White in "Carrie", an adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel


2014

King endorsed Shenna Bellows in the 2014 U.S. Senate election for the seat currently held by Republican Susan Collins add something


2015

Mercedes" is part of a trilogy; the second book, "Finders Keepers", will be released in 2015 add something

 

He was critical of LePage for incorrectly suggesting in a weekly radio address on March 18, 2015, that King avoided paying Maine income taxes by living out of state for part of the year add something

 

On April 22, 2015, it was revealed that King is currently working on the third book of the trilogy and that its working title is "The Suicide Prince" add something

 

King sent a tweet on June 30, 2015, stating that LePage is "a terrible embarrassment to the state I live in and love add something

 

On November 3, 2015, King released his tenth collection of short stories, "The Bazaar of Bad Dreams" add something


2016

He announced in April 2016 that a collection of essays called Hearts in Suspension would be published tentatively in October 2016 add something

 

On June 5, 2016, King referred to Trump on Twitter as "a thin-skinned racist with the temperament of a 3-year-old add something

 

On August 27, 2016, King sent another tweet about LePage, calling him "a bigot, a homophobe, and a racist" add something


2017

The work, which will release in 2017, is set in a women's prison add something

 

Stephen King and Richard Chizmar co-wrote Gwendy's Button Box which is set for a May 2017 release from Cemetery Dance Publications and in audiobook from Simon & Schuster Audio add something

 

Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Nikolaj Arcel, and Brian Grazer produced a feature film based on "The Dark Tower" series, with Nikolaj Arcel as the director, while Howard slated as the producer, with an upcoming release date of July 28, 2017 add something

 

When the novel was released in October 2017, it reached the top of the "New York Times" Best Seller List add something


2018

The attention garnered by the LePage criticism has led to efforts to encourage King to run for Governor of Maine in 2018 add something

 

On November 4, 2018, King urged Iowans to vote the similarly named Rep. Steve King out of office, stating he "was tired of being confused with this racist dumbbell" add something