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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

The song "Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa" is used three times during the series - including the first song heard in the series premiere (Gene Pitney's 1963 version) and the last song heard over the closing credits of the season one finale (Dusty Springfield's 1964 version) - capturing the underlying situation of The Kid in the lyrics: "Dearest darling, I had to write to say that I won't be home anymore / 'Cause something happened to me while I was driving home / And I'm not the same anymore". See more »

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Give it a chance
11 October 2018 | by sarnew35See all my reviews

I wasn't going to write a review, but after seeing the majority of people giving this 5 stars or less, I felt like I had to. Preface - I am not an avid reader of King's books, but I appreciate the films I have seen. This show was well written, acted, and had really beautiful cinematic moments. And yes - it's confusing, but it all gets explained in episode 9 and 10. Now, if you're not a fan of mystery or supernatural-ish/alternate realities, this is not for you. And if you want an answer to something right away, forget it. In my opinion, I disagree with those stating that it's poorly paced, slow, boring and written badly. There is a reason why the show flows the way it does. It kept my attention the entire time, so much so, that I didn't ever look at my phone (that's saying a lot).


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