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'Under the Dome' and 'Extant' renewed by CBS

'Under the Dome' and 'Extant' renewed by CBS

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) --CBS says it has renewed "Under the Dome" for a third season and ordered a second edition of "Extant."
Karen Butler
Stephen King talks movie adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

Stephen King talks movie adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) --Stephen King's "Dark Tower" book series is still being adapted for film and television, but the author said he isn't in a rush.
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Stephen King details new film 'A Good Marriage'

Stephen King details new film 'A Good Marriage'

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) --Stephen King detailed the adaptation of his novella "A Good Marriage," and said the story explores the secret lives of loved ones.
Annie Martin
Hulu to stream series based on Stephen King's '11/22/63'

Hulu to stream series based on Stephen King's '11/22/63'

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) --Hulu is to stream a nine-hour series based on Stephen King's historical novel "11/22/63," the author confirmed on his website.
Karen Butler
Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass star in 'The One I Love' trailer

Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass star in 'The One I Love' trailer

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) --"Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss and "The League" actor Mark Duplass portray an estranged couple on a surreal retreat in the first trailer for "The One I Love."
Annie Martin
Mark Romanek to helm 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

Mark Romanek to helm 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) --"One Hour Photo" director Mark Romanek is in talks to direct "The Shining" prequel "Overlook Hotel," which tells the origin story of the haunted hotel.
Annie Martin
Creepypasta website says it doesn't condone 12-year-old's stabbing

Creepypasta website says it doesn't condone 12-year-old's stabbing

WAUKESHA, Wis., June 4 (UPI) --Developer of the Creepypasta Wiki website says they don't condone the violent stabbing inspired by the Slender Man story.
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New Line Cinema to develop big screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'It'

New Line Cinema to develop big screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'It'

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) --Several years in the making, the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'It' has moved from Warner Bros. to subsidiary New Line Cinema.
Annie Martin
Stephen King announces next book will be released in November

Stephen King announces next book will be released in November

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. novelist Stephen King has announced on his website his book, "Revival," will be published by Scribner and Hodder & Stoughton in November.

Popular Miss. teacher loses job after showing R-rated movie

JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A Mississippi high school teacher is now unemployed because she showed a 10th-grade class an R-rated film not screened by administrators.
Syfy orders 26 more episodes of 'Haven'

Syfy orders 26 more episodes of 'Haven'

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Syfy says it has ordered 26 new episodes of its series "Haven," with production set to start this spring in Nova Scotia.
Aaron Paul could star in screen adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

Aaron Paul could star in screen adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Aaron Paul has confirmed he is in talks to participate in the screen adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower".
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'Under the Dome' to return June 30

'Under the Dome' to return June 30

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the Maine-set supernatural drama series "Under the Dome" is to begin June 30, CBS announced.

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Stephen King says he's nervous about reaction to 'Shining' sequel

Stephen King says he's nervous about reaction to 'Shining' sequel

LONDON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. author Stephen King told the BBC he is "nervous" about how people will react to the long-awaited sequel to his horror classic "The Shining."
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Reknown horror author Stephen King relaxes in the offices of publisher Simon & Schuster during 12/2/04 promotional meetings to plan the release of his latest tome "Faithful" co-authored with Stewart O' Nan on their favorite subject baseball and the 2004 Boston Red Sox team. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, which have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.

King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, British Fantasy Society Awards, his novella The Way Station was a Nebula Award novelette nominee, and in 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

King's father, Donald Edwin King, who was born ca. 1913 in Peru, Indiana, was a merchant seaman. King's mother, Nellie Ruth (née Pillsbury; March 13, 1913 – December 28, 1973) was born in Scarborough, Maine. They were married July 23, 1939, in Cumberland County, Maine.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Stephen King."
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