Mar 15, 2017 the living authors with the most film adaptations. If youre going to seek out any of the recent king transfers, do not hesitate for a moment to add a good marriage to your must. The film stars joan allen, anthony lapaglia, kristen connolly, and stephen lang. Its one that fails to fully realize the potential of its story from darcys viewpoint and what must be going through her mind as she discovers that the. It was a good marriage, one of the fifty percent or so that kept working over the long haul. After 25 years of a good marriage, what will darcy do once she discovers her husband s sinister secret.
Stephen kings a good marriage filming in sleepy hollow, ny this month. The living authors with the most film adaptations literary hub. In stephen kings a good marriage, bliss masks a secret. Maybe this is how films are now,you are a trailer,and think oh great, stephen king,going to be a good one. A good marriage official trailer 1 2014 stephen king thriller hd starring kristen connolly, joan allen, stephen lang and directed by peter askin stephen king s adaptation of his novella a good. Peter askin directed from a screenplay written by stephen king.
And yet this war is surprisingly, even shockingly dull. A good marriage will be in cinemas and available via video on demand on october 3. Complete list of stephen king adaptations, books made into. On friday a home located at 429 bellwood ave in sleepy hollow, ny became a full blown movie set as a good marriage began a 15day shoot on the property. Stephen king wrote his first short story at seven, and was first published in a comic fanzine at 18. Originally published as a short story in full dark no stars, the films screenplay was written by stephen and is directed by peter askin. On may 19, 2012, it was announced that will battersby and peter askin were producing an adaptation of a good marriage with askin directing stephen king s screenplay of his own novella. In stephen kings a good marriage, bliss masks a secret the. From the legendary stephen king, author of misery and the shining, comes this years most terrifying thriller. Its been nearly a year since there was anything to talk about regarding the latest stephen king adaptation heading our way, a good marriage, but word has come that production is getting under. A list of stephen king s movietv appearances, organized alphabetically. Sporting kings first adapted screenplay of his own work since 1989s pet sematary, his customary flourishes are stamped all over it, including.
A good marriage by stephen king now a major motion picture. I wont discuss what happens in the story, but i will comment on what a wonderful job that stephen king, his director, cameraman, and the actors, all do in making this story come to terrifying life. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. Stephen king film adaptations, ranked from least to most. Cast joan allen as darcy anderson, anthony lapaglia as bob anderson, stephen lang as holt. List of adaptations of works by stephen king wikipedia.
On may 19, 2012, it was announced that will battersby and peter askin were producing an adaptation of a good marriage with askin directing stephen kings screenplay of his own novella. Cast joan allen as darcy anderson, anthony lapaglia as bob anderson, stephen lang as holt ramsey. With a serial killer on the loose and a stranger stalking her family, a dedicated wife unveils a sinister secret about her husband that threatens their marriage and lives. Top 10 modern horror novels more terrifying than a stephen. Flat is the kindest means to describe a good marriage, a king novella transformed attribute that can have functioned as a short or an episode of masters of scary but genuinely examines audience patience at 102 mins. Originally published as a short story in full dark no stars, the film s screenplay was written by stephen and is directed by peter askin. Horns, the town that dreaded sundown remake, and stephen kings a good marriage have been added to netflix us. Stephen king s a good marriage, based on a story from full dark, no stars, is the first feature film screenplay he has adapted from one of his own books in 25 years. All stephen king movies ranked kings been been publishing, hollywoods been knockknockknockin on stephens door for more. Stephen kings a good marriage filming in sleepy hollow, ny this. A good marriage is based on stephen kings novella from the full dark, no stars collection, and its the first king screenplay to hit the big screen in a long time.
The last feature film script he wrote was sleepwalkers, released in 1992. Anyway, i put it on my to watch list, guessing that perhaps he had just written a screenplay. Its also one of the worst movies yet to be inspired by his literary works. A good marriage official trailer 1 2014 stephen king movie hd. It stars joan allen, anthony lapaglia, kristen connolly and stephen lang. His father was born under the surname pollock, but used the last name king, under which stephen was born. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read a good marriage. Stephen kings the long walk movie in the works at new line. Stephen kings a good marriage to begin filming this month. After attending the university of maine, he worked as a sportswriter for his local newspaper.
Rogers starring joan allen and anthony lapaglia directed by peter askin based on a screenplay by stephen king i was certainly intrigued by the trailers for the film of a good marriage. Apr 25, 2018 new line cinema, which made the bigscreen version of stephen kings it, is staying in the king business, setting its sights on adapting his novel the long walk james vanderbilt, who was. Even when he adapts, as he does with a good marriage, starring joan allen and anthony lapaglia, the resulting product regularly fails to capture the breadth of his gifts as a storyteller. All of stephen kings movies and series on netflix whats. This is a list of media based on work by stephen king including the richard bachman titles. Jake and alice are a newly married, seemingly happy couple until an acquaintance of alice introduces them to the pact. Stephen kings a good marriage 2014 rotten tomatoes. A few weeks ago i was looking at the netflix streaming new releases and saw a movie, stephen king s a good marriage. Screen media films has acquired north american rights to thriller a good marriage, adapted from stephen kings short story from the collection full dark, no stars. His parents were nellie ruth pillsbury, who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and donald edwin king, a merchant seaman. Whether youre watching at home grab your blanket or if youre at the cinema, cuddle up with someone. Like many of the adaptations of the horror masters work, a good marriage, adapted by stephen king from his novella and directed by peter askin, suffers from transition pains.
The movie was produced by peter askin, will battersby and evan pohl. Stephen edwin king was born on september 21, 1947, at the maine general hospital in portland. Pet sematary, and doctor sleep are the basis for major motion pictures, with it now the highest grossing horror film of all time. Originally published as a short story in full dark no stars, the film s screenplay was written by stephen. A list of stephen king s movies, organized alphabetically. The best stephen king movies, ranked from worst to best. The marriage pact is a novel of psychological suspense and another novel that takes you into the world of creepy cults, but in a more modern and realistic way. The shining, first published in 1977, is american author stephen king s third novel. Id read the novella in stephen kings collection, full dark and no stars, and loved. The movie stars maria bello, olympia dukakis, joan jett, will harris and ann dowd from the leftovers. Winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all. After 25 years of a good marriage, what will darcy do once she discovers her husbands sinister secret. Sep, 2018 kings love for a good, gritty murder mystery has never been more present than in the colorado kid. Horns, the town that dreaded sundown remake, and stephen king.
A good marriage is a 2014 film adaptation of the novella by stephen king. On september 11, 2012, joan allen was announced as the lead in the film. This supernatural and psychological thriller stars the torrance family, jack, wendy, and fiveyearold danny. Sep 28, 2014 a good marriage is similar to one of kings diary of an american housewife stories, in the vein of delores claiborne or liseys story, which follow women who grapple with a life spent in their very flawed mens shadow. Im a huge king fan and had never heard of any book or story with that title, nor had i heard anything about the movie. Stephen king a good marriage audiobook audiobooks free. Oct 02, 2014 the latest in his evergrowing canon of screen and television adaptations, stephen kings a good marriage is a decidedly minor entry that is mainly notable for representing the writers first. Darcy joan allen is the affluent wife of bob anthony lapaglia, a successful accountant with an offhand and. The trailer looked really good and i liked the sound of the plot.
Its arguably the dullest king film yet, despite solid work by lapaglia to save it and a decent setup that goes. A good marriage 2014 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. But when darcy unveils a sinister secret about her husband, it threatens their perfect marriage and lives. A good marriage official trailer 1 2014 stephen king. Review a good marriage is the worst stephen king movie. Sleepy hollow has booked 15 filmmaking days and perhaps a public visit with king himself. A good marriage, at its best, should be a war of wills between a maniac and the wife who just learned she has loved a maniac. A good marriage ebook by stephen king official publisher. Some have certainly been better than others, but ultimately, how would they all rank. Stephen kings a good marriage 2014 starring joan allen, anthony lapaglia, cara buono, stephen lang, kristen connolly, will rogers, kris lunderg, theo stockman, pun bandhu, terra mackintosh, robert hogan, sean dugan, danny binstock, susan blommaert and mike omalley. This adaptation, too, is quite faithful to the source material. Stephen kings a good marriage filming in sleepy hollow. Kings good marriage to be housed in hollow tarrytown, ny. Stephen kings a good marriage is the first feature film screenplay king has adapted from one of his works in 25 years the last one being pet sematary back in 1989 and only the fourth one.
Its arguably the dullest king film yet, despite solid work by lapaglia to save it and a decent setup that goes absolutely nowhere. Parents need to know that stephen kings a good marriage is a creepy horror thriller based on the prolific authors novella, which he adapted himself into the film s screenplay. Since then he has written tv movies, miniseries and shows, such as the stand, the shining and kingdom hospital. Peter askin were producing an adaptation of a good marriage. Anthony lapaglia and stephen lang were later added to the cast. Just this year, four of kings books are hitting the big screen by way of the rec. Big driver will premiere on lifetime on saturday, october 18 at 8pm etpt. Since the movie follows a 50something married couple instead of young adults, its unlikely to appeal to teens unless theyre already big king fans. With joan allen, anthony lapaglia, stephen lang, cara buono. Screen media films will realease a good marriage on october 3rd in theaters, on vod and itunes.
We put a panel of experts to the task, asking them to rank 27 featurefilm adaptations of king s work. Oct 18, 20 for more than 37 years, filmmakers have been dipping into stephen king s endless well of fiction, both within the horror genre and without. Askin was announced as directing stephen kings screenplay of his own novella. Daughter of btk serial killer slams stephen king for exploiting her fathers 10 victims in his new film a good marriage kerri rawson, the daughter of the notorious btk killer, is attacking.
Stephen king full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Stephen king on pennywise, carrie and shining the king of horror in hamburggermany, 20th of november 20. Note that aside from creepshow 2, it chapter two, and doctor sleep, the sequels are only tangentially related to stephen king s work. After 25 years of a good marriage, what will darcy do once she. Flat is the kindest way to describe a good marriage, a king novella turned feature that could have worked as a short or an episode of masters of horror but truly tests viewer patience at 102 minutes.
Jul 15, 2019 so many of stephen kings books have been adapted for film or television that its possible to be very familiar with his body of work even if youve never read a word of it. Stephen kings a good marriage by peter askin joan allen. Jun 04, 20 5 things tate taylor needs to do to get the adaptation of stephen kings joyland right. Stephen kings a good marriage is in theaters and vod on october 3rd. While regaling his passengers with stories from the kings impoverished early marriage and the dunkin donuts where kings wife once worked they lived on doughnuts for a couple of years. The story kicks in straight away and is dragged out throughout the film. Now a major motion picture, stephen king s brilliant and terrifying story of a marriage with truly deadly secrets. Didnt hate it, but it fell flat of what it could have been. Parents need to know that stephen king s a good marriage is a creepy horror thriller based on the prolific authors novella, which he adapted himself into the film s screenplay. The 1 thing stephen king insisted on for hbos the outsider. From the legendary stephen king with a serial killer on the loose and a stranger stalking her family, a dedicated wife unveils a sinister secret about her husband that threatens their marriage and lives.
The good marriage of the title is the one between upscale couple bob and darcy anderson, who at the films beginning are happily celebrating their 25 th anniversary, complete with some demurely. This is stephen kings first selfadapted screenplay since pet sematary, which was released 25 years earlier. Stephen kings good marriage housed in hollow rivertowns, ny. The flick ranks right up there with superb features like the shawshank redemption, 1408, the green mile, the mist and stand by me. Daughter of btk serial killer slams stephen king for. Stephen king spills secrets behind his new creepy film, a. Stephen king s a good marriage 2014 is available on netflix since. She believed that in the same unquestioning way she believed that gravity would hold her to the earth when she walked down the sidewalk. Stephen kings a good marriage 2014 available on netflix. Stephen king is the writer of the good marriage and actress joan allen stars in the film, opening friday. Askin adapts stephen kings domestic dilemma for those hoping for resurgence in the quality of stephen king stock, the unique promise of a good marriage is not the ticket. Arguably one of kings most underrated novels, it involves a rookie newspaperwoman investigating a 25yearold cold case.
A woman discovers that her husband is a serial killer in this thriller adapted by the author from his own novella. A good marriage is a 2014 american psychological thriller film based on the novella of the. Nov 05, 2010 neil gaiman is gripped by stephen kings portraits of complicity and revenge. A happy and enduring marriage is shattered when a husband departs for a business trip, and his faithful wife unearths evidence that exposes his monstrous true nature in this thriller starring joan allen and anthony lapaglia, and adapted from a short story by stephen king, who also penned the screenplay for director peter askin trumbo, certainty. He is the recipient of the 2018 pen america literary service award, the 2014 national medal of arts, and the 2003 national book foundation medal for. Stephen king hasnt personally adapted one of his stories for a feature screenplay since pet. A good marriage is a 2014 american psychological thriller film based on the novella of the same name by stephen king, from the 2010 collection full dark, no stars. A good marriage official trailer 1 2014 stephen king movie hd when her husband anthony lapaglia of more than twenty years is away on one of.
A good marriage is similar to one of kings diary of an american housewife stories, in the vein of delores claiborne or liseys story, which follow women who grapple with a life spent in their very flawed mens shadow. What is it about stephen kings novels and short stories that so often make their transition to the screen rocky, to say the least. Mar 02, 2019 based on the novella from stephen kings book full dark, no stars another popular title the netflix original 1922 was also taken from the novella. Stephen kings a good marriage is a suspenseful, edgeofyour seat thriller and will keep you guessing until the final frame. While a good marriage is apart of kings most recent work it is certainly one of the lesser known titles in his collection of adaptations. I understand youre in a stephen king movie, a good marriage. I had a hard time finding it on uverse until i discovered it was listed under sfor stephen kings a good marriage. Watch stephen kings a good marriage online 2015 movie. Please tell us more about the story, who you play, and anything else we love stephen king. The latest in his evergrowing canon of screen and television adaptations, stephen kings a good marriage is a decidedly minor entry that is mainly notable for representing the writers first. From the legendary stephen king as a sadistic serial killer is spreading fear across the northeast, taunting the police as his victims pile up, darcy anderson joan allen and her husband bob anthony lapaglia are celebrating another year of a good marriage. In the movie a good marriage with a screenplay by king himself based on his short story, he brings that domesticated horror to a brilliant level.96 973 1081 1151 1034 1248 1467 1014 877 1458 1321 1125 853 358 1187 858 1593 9 1118 454 248 799 1630 1333 1058 250 1272 788 1122 932 1218 914 69 842 1467 1170 221 497 1021 1492 24 528