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Castle Rock 

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Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
André Holland ...  Henry Deaver 10 episodes, 2018
Melanie Lynskey ...  Molly Strand 10 episodes, 2018
Bill Skarsgård ...  The Kid 10 episodes, 2018
Jane Levy ...  Jackie Torrance 10 episodes, 2018
Sissy Spacek ...  Ruth Deaver 10 episodes, 2018
Paul Bellefeuille ...  Shawshank Guard 10 episodes, 2018
Caleel Harris ...  Young Henry Deaver 9 episodes, 2018
Scott Glenn ...  Alan Pangborn 8 episodes, 2018
Adam Rothenberg ...  Reverend Matthew Deaver 8 episodes, 2018
Noel Fisher ...  Dennis Zalewski 6 episodes, 2018
Ann Cusack ...  Warden Porter 5 episodes, 2018
Jeffrey Pierce ...  Young Alan Pangborn 5 episodes, 2018
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A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines 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 Body and numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock. Castle Rock is 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. Written by ahmetkozan

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Orange, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Bad Robot,Warner Bros. See more »
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16:9 HD
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On June 8, 2018, the series took part in the annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas where a "first look" at footage from the series took place. Following the premiere of the footage, a question-and-answer panel occurred with creators and executive producers Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason. See more »

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A 10 for delivering on every front!
27 September 2018 | by outterspacesSee all my reviews

After checking out so many reviews, I noticed how predominant the negative ones are and I couldn't let this go on any further.

The show is not slow, it simply isn't Deadpool. Every single episode is filled with clues, details, nuances. Every single episode let us get to know another character, see the world through their eyes, understand their behaviour. This is exactly what Stephen King is all about. I don't know what show the negative reviewers watched, but it isn't the Castle Rock I watched.

Being a King fan since age 8 (now 39), watching Castle Rock gave me an experience that I thought I'd never get: To actually see and feel the beauty of King's universe the way it was meant to be presented on the screen. It was like watching or reading titles like "It", "The Shawshank redemption", "Twin Peaks", "Fargo", "Needful Things" and many more simultaneously. All those micro-universes combined into a single dark and mystical thriller that, thankfully, doesn't reveal everything from the first episode and kept me on edge throughout the entire season. The cast is outstanding!

To the people who actually loved this show: Take a minute to review it. It's a shame so many people are scared away after seeing all the negative reviews.


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