History Creator / StephenKing

20th Jul '16 3:49:17 PM gunslingerofgilead
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Almost all of his human, non-supernatural villains (and even then some of the nonhuman, supernatural ones) are racist, sexist, or homophobic to some degree.



* PsychicPowers: A great number of his books at the very least touch some manifestation of psychic phenomena.

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* PsychicPowers: A great number of his books at the very least touch some manifestation of psychic phenomena.phenomena, which is called "the Shine" in his [[TheVerse Verse]].



* WhiteGuilt: King has admitted in interviews that this is likely behind his tendency to overuse the Magical Negro trope.

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* WhiteGuilt: King has admitted in interviews that this is likely behind his tendency to overuse the Magical Negro MagicalNegro trope.
20th Jul '16 1:58:10 AM shamblingdead2
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* ''Literature/{{IT}}'' -- A small Maine city is infected by an EldritchAbomination disguised as a MonsterClown, and only the children know. Made into a TV miniseries most notable for Creator/TimCurry's horrifying portrayal of said clown. Tied into ''The Dark Tower'' saga.

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* ''Literature/{{IT}}'' -- A small Maine city is infected by an EldritchAbomination disguised as a MonsterClown, and only the children know. Made into a TV miniseries most notable for Creator/TimCurry's horrifying portrayal of said clown. Tied into ''The Dark Tower'' saga. Another film version will be released in 2017, starring Creator/BillSkarsgard as Pennywise.
20th Jul '16 1:38:48 AM shamblingdead2
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* ''Literature/TheGunslinger'' -- First in ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series starring a protagonist that embodies that [[TheGunslinger exact trope]], searching for the ultimate truth. The series has been in DevelopmentHell for decades, with the current plan to turn it into a TV series with movies interspersed in.

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* ''Literature/TheGunslinger'' -- First in ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series starring a protagonist that embodies that [[TheGunslinger exact trope]], searching for the ultimate truth. The series has been in DevelopmentHell for decades, with the current plan to turn it into a TV series with movies interspersed in. A film version starring Creator/IdrisElba and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey will be released in 2017.
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** Specifically, King said in an essay that he had run out of directions to go with ''Literature/TheStand''. He decided to blow up a house holding half the main characters, to get the story moving again.
15th Jul '16 9:59:49 PM shamblingdead2
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** In an interview, King once mentioned he writes a lot about children, particularly when his kids were kids.
19th Jun '16 1:50:51 PM SventheCrusader
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* ''Literature/MrMercedes'' -- King's "first hard-boiled detective book" about an ex-cop tracking down a mass murderer. Slated for a miniseries adaptation in 2018, starring Creator/BrendanGleeson and Creator/AntonYelchin.

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* ''Literature/MrMercedes'' -- King's "first hard-boiled detective book" about an ex-cop tracking down a mass murderer. Slated for a miniseries adaptation in 2018, starring Creator/BrendanGleeson and Creator/AntonYelchin.in the lead role. Creator/AntonYelchin was set to star alongside Gleeson as antagonist Brady Hartsfield, but died before filming began.
19th Jun '16 2:39:36 AM SventheCrusader
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* ''Literature/MrMercedes'' -- King's "first hard-boiled detective book" about an ex-cop tracking down a mass murderer. Part one of a planned trilogy.

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* ''Literature/MrMercedes'' -- King's "first hard-boiled detective book" about an ex-cop tracking down a mass murderer. Part one of Slated for a planned trilogy.miniseries adaptation in 2018, starring Creator/BrendanGleeson and Creator/AntonYelchin.
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