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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
Barkhad Abdi ...  Abdi Omar 10 episodes, 2019
Matthew Alan ...  Chris Merrill 10 episodes, 2019
Lizzy Caplan ...  Annie Wilkes 10 episodes, 2019
Elsie Fisher ...  Joy Wilkes 10 episodes, 2019
Garrett Hedlund ...  John 'Ace' Merrill 10 episodes, 2019
Tim Robbins ...  Reginald 'Pop' Merrill 10 episodes, 2019
Yusra Warsama ...  Dr. Nadia Omar 10 episodes, 2019
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 »

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Orange, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Bad Robot, Warner Bros. See more »
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Among all first season episodes, Castle Rock: The Queen (2018) received particular acclaim from critics with praise being directed towards the writing and Sissy Spacek's performance. See more »

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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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