or


[02/21/17 - 10:46 AM]
Hulu Teams with J.J. Abrams, Stephen King and Warner Bros. Television for New Hulu Original Series "Castle Rock," Set in the Stephen King Universe
A teaser trailer for "Castle Rock" has been viewed more than one million times since it was released on Friday.

[via press release from Hulu]

HULU TEAMS WITH J.J. ABRAMS, STEPHEN KING AND WARNER BROS. TELEVISION FOR NEW HULU ORIGINAL SERIES "CASTLE ROCK," SET IN THE STEPHEN KING UNIVERSE

PSYCHOLOGICAL-HORROR SERIES FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS/ WRITERS SAM SHAW & DUSTIN THOMASON RECEIVES 10-EPISODE ORDER

Castle RockTeaser Trailer Has Been Viewed More Than One Million Times Since Debut on Friday, Feb. 17, at https://youtu.be/UGHupqE1LCI

SANTA MONICA and BURBANK, Calif. (February 21, 2017) - Hulu is taking viewers into the chilling world of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King in the new Hulu Original drama series Castle Rock, from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros. Television and executive producers/writers Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason. Hulu has ordered a 10 episode first season of the on-going series, with production set to begin this year. A teaser trailer for Castle Rock has been viewed more than one million times since it was released on Friday, Feb. 17, and can be viewed at https://youtu.be/UGHupqE1LCI.

A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rockcombines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King's literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Bodyand numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock. Castle Rockis an original suspense/thriller - a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories.

Castle Rockreunites Hulu, King, Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television, which previously collaborated on event series 11.22.63, based on King's novel. The series will stream exclusively in the U.S. on Hulu and Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution will distribute globally.

Castle Rockis based on characters and situations created by Stephen King. Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason developed the project for television and serve as executive producers along with J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Liz Glotzer. The series is from Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason recently worked together on the critically acclaimed drama series Manhattan, which ran for two seasons on WGN America. Shaw created the show and served as an executive producer/writer; Thomason also served as an executive producer/writer.

Stephen King is one of the world's most successful writers, having published more than 50 books in an illustrious career spanning more than 40 years. His works have been adapted for theatrical motion pictures and television more than 50 times. Two feature films based on King's books are scheduled to be released in 2017, The Dark Towerand IT.

J.J. Abrams co-wrote, produced and directed the blockbuster hit film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and he is also producing the next chapters of the Mission: Impossibleand Star Trekfilm franchises. Ben Stephenson serves as head of television at Abrams' Bad Robot Productions. In addition to Castle Rock, Bad Robot produces Warner Bros. Television's acclaimed hit drama series Westworld(created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy) for HBO as well as 11.22.63 for Hulu and many other series.

About Hulu

Hulu is a premium streaming television destination that offers hundreds of thousands of hours of the best of current season programming, premium original content, films and full seasons of hit series to subscribers with limited commercials for $7.99 per month and commercial free for $11.99 per month. Hulu is the only subscription streaming service that offers current season content from the largest U.S. broadcast networks, as well as acclaimed Hulu Originals including The Mindy Project, The Path, 11.22.63, Difficult People, the Golden Globe(R) nominated comedy series Casual, and the upcoming The Handmaid's Tale, Future Manand The Looming Tower. Since its launch in 2008, Hulu has been at the forefront of entertainment and technology and continues to redefine TV by connecting viewers with the stories they love.

About Warner Bros. Television

Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) is one of the entertainment industry's most respected providers of original content, producing award-winning drama and comedy series for broadcast network television, cable and on-demand platforms. As of February 2017, WBTV is producing and distributing more than 30 primetime series, with programs on each of the five broadcast networks, in addition to shows on cable's HBO, TNT and Showtime, as well as Netflix and Hulu. WBTV's broadcast network series include 2 Broke Girls, The Big Bang Theory, Mom and Training Day for CBS; Blindspot, Powerless and Trial & Error for NBC; The Middle and Time After Time for ABC; Gotham, Lethal Weapon and Lucifer for FOX; and The 100, Arrow, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Frequency, iZOMBIE, The Originals, Riverdale, Supergirl, Supernatural and The Vampire Diaries for The CW, among others. Its cable series include The Leftovers and Westworld for HBO, Major Crimes for TNT and Shameless for Showtime. For Netflix, WBTV produces Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and the upcoming Disjointed, and distributes the upcoming Green Eggs and Ham, produced by Warner Bros. Animation. WBTV produces the upcoming Castle Rock and previously produced the event series 11.22.63 for Hulu.





  [february 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CASTLE ROCK (HULU)





[07/25/17 - 02:33 PM]
Video: National Geographic Summer TCA Trailers
Get your first look at scripted entries "The Long Road Home," "The State" and more!

[07/25/17 - 01:09 PM]
Legendary Survivalist Les Stroud Set to Return to TV in "Alaska's Grizzly Gauntlet" on Nat Geo WILD
"Les Stroud has inspired millions of people to explore the wild like no one else," said Geoff Daniels.

[07/25/17 - 01:08 PM]
National Geographic Begins Filming Season 2 of the Critically Acclaimed Series "Mars"
This second season's six-part arc jumps ahead several years into the future after the Daedalus astronauts have built a full-fledged colony - Olympus Town.

[07/25/17 - 01:07 PM]
National Geographic and Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron Mark 20th Anniversary of Blockbuster Film Titanic with One-Hour Documentary Global Event Special
"Titanic: 20th Anniversary" will look back at all the critical choices made during the film and put them to the test against a wealth of new sources - including new underwater footage, computer-generated simulation and scholarly research.

[07/25/17 - 01:06 PM]
National Geographic Honors Pioneering Primatologist's Legacy in "Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist," with Journal Entries Read by Sigourney Weaver
This is the story of one woman's extraordinary destiny, new insights into her murder and her battle to save the greatest primate on Earth.

[07/25/17 - 01:05 PM]
National Geographic Announces New Season of "StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson" Following Third Emmy(R) Nomination to Return in October
Each episode features an intimate interview between Tyson and a guest from pop culture, politics, sports or news, in which they discuss how science and technology have affected their lives and careers.

[07/25/17 - 01:04 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Unleashes the Wild Side of Costa Rica in New Season of Digital Series "Untamed"
In its second season, "Untamed" will give audiences an immersive experience into the most unique and unimaginable wildlife stories that Costa Rica has to offer.

[07/25/17 - 01:03 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Greenlights "The Road to Westminster," An All-Access Look at What It Takes to Be Best in Show
This is a peek behind the curtain of the Super Bowl for dogs.

[07/25/17 - 01:02 PM]
National Geographic, Martha Raddatz, and Lincoln Square Productions Announce Greenlight of Companion Documentary Special to Upcoming Drama "The Long Road Home"
"The Long Road Home" scripted series and its companion documentary special will air globally in November.

[07/25/17 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Presents "Diana: In Her Own Words"
The special weaves archival footage and photography with these rarely heard recordings and is the latest presentation under the National Geographic Documentary Films banner.

[07/25/17 - 11:04 AM]
Season Four of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's "Broad City" Premieres Wednesday, September 13 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
The series moves back from its previously announced Wednesday, August 23 premiere.

[07/25/17 - 11:03 AM]
Comedy Central Announces One-Hour Sketch Comedy Special from "Goatface" Comedy Quartet
Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali, Fahim Anwar and Aristotle Athiras star in the special, which uses sharp, playful sketch work to satirize a vast spectrum of topics including sports, music, politics, media, family relations, social issues and more.

[07/25/17 - 11:02 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for "The President Show"
Beginning Thursday, September 28, "The President Show" will premiere at midnight, following new late night series "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper."

[07/25/17 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Series Extension for "The Jim Jefferies Show"
After a brief hiatus, new episodes from this extension will begin on Tuesday, September 19 following the fall season premiere of "Tosh.0."

[07/25/17 - 11:00 AM]
"The Opposition with Jordan Klepper" - Comedy Central's Newest Late Night Series Launches Monday, September 25 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
The series will satirize the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right and left.