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"The Institute": David E. Kelley, Jack Bender Attached to Stephen King Adapt Series

Kelley (Big Little Lies) and Jack Bender (Lost) are attached to Spyglass Media Group’s upcoming limited series adaptation of King's latest novel The Institute Kelley will write the series adaptation, with Bender directing. “I’m delighted to be working with Jack and David, the creative team behind Mr Mercedes We think alike, and I believe The Institute[...]

'Mr. Mercedes' Season 3 - Stephen King on Series' Return: "This Is the Best Season"

'Mr. Mercedes' Season 3 – Stephen King: "This Is the Best Season"

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) supervising the writer’s room and Jack Bender (Lost, Under the Dome) returning to direct the 10-episode season.https://youtu.be/fBYvhH0AhvMHere’s a look at the cast of characters in play for the third season of AT&T Audience Network’s Mr Mercedes:[caption id="attachment_1042327" align="alignnone" width="2000"] 0O4A7272.CR2[/caption]● Gabriel Ebert’s (Ricki and the Flash) Morris Bellamy is intelligent, well-educated if not[...]

'Mr. Mercedes' Season 3: Crewmember Electrocuted; Expected to Make "Full Recovery"

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) is overseeing the writer’s room, with Jack Bender (Lost, Under the Dome) returning to direct the 10-episode season.Sonar Entertainment released the following statement to Deadline Hollywood: “The crewmember suffered burns to their hands and feet, is being treated for their injuries, and is expected to make a full recovery[...]

'Mr. Mercedes' Season 3 Adds Gabriel Ebert, Rarmian Newton as Regulars; Glynn Turman to Recur

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) will oversee the writer's room, with Jack Bender (Lost, Under the Dome) returning to direct the 10-episode season.[caption id="attachment_990775" align="alignnone" width="1600"] ABC/NBC[/caption]Based on King‘s Bill Hodges trilogy (Mr Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch), the series focuses on a demented serial killer who taunts a retired police detective through a series of disturbing letters[...]

Mr. Mercedes Season 3 Based on 'Finders Keepers,' Begins Production in February

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) will return as showrunner, with Jack Bender (Lost, Under the Dome) returning to direct.King, Kelley, and Bender will executive produce the 10-episode third season alongside Temple Hill Entertainment's Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, Sonar Entertainment’s Tom Lesinski and Jenna Santoianni, and Audience Network’s Shane Elrod and Kate Regan.[caption id="attachment_975699" align="aligncenter" width="653"] Audience[/caption]Based on Stephen King‘s Bill Hodges trilogy (Mr[...]

Mr. Mercedes Season 2: Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway on Hodges/Brady Dynamic

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) and Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, The Drop, Live by Night) and directed by Jack Bender (Game of Thrones, Lost, Under the Dome), the second season will be based on Stephen King’s best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, Mr Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. [caption id="attachment_900296" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Audience[...]

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Famed Screenwriter Richard Price to Pen Stephen King 'The Outsider' Series Pilot

[caption id="attachment_777657" align="aligncenter" width="526"] Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Stephen King (Salem's Lot, The Shining) and Media Rights Capital are dusting themselves off from the battles of The Dark Tower to develop the best-selling author's recent novel The Outsider to series.According to Deadline Hollywood, the 10-episode limited series adaptation has tapped famed novelist and screenwriter Richard[...]

Brady Remains a Threat to Hodges in 'Mr. Mercedes' Season 2 Teaser

Kelley (Big Little Lies, Ally McBeal) and Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, The Drop, Live by Night) and directed by Jack Bender (Game of Thrones, Lost, Under the Dome), the second season will be based on Stephen King’s best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, Mr Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. [caption id="attachment_863211" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit:[...]

Mr. Mercedes Season 2 Adds Boardwalk's Huston, Sicario's Hernandez

Kelley (Big Little Lies) and Dennis Lehane (Mystic River) will be heading this season's writers' room; Game of Thrones' Jack Bender returning to direct eight of the season's ten episodes King, Kelley, Bender, Lehane and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Entertainment will continue to serve as executive producers.[caption id="attachment_774297" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Jaguar PS /[...]

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'Mr. Mercedes': Audience Renews Stephen King Series For Season 2

Kelley and Jack Bender will be returning to write and direct the second season, respectively King, Kelley, and Bender will also continue serving as series executive producers, along with author Dennis Lehane (Mystic River), who will also serve as series writer Production on the 10-episode Season 2 is expected to start in February 2018.Described by[...]

mr. mercedes renewed season 2

'Mr. Mercedes' Trailer: Brendan Gleeson Hunts Killer In King Adaptation

The 10-episode series was originally picked-up by the DirecTV-exclusive channel in May 2016, with Jack Bender (Game of Thrones, Carnivale) tapped to direct and David E Kelley (The Practice, Picket Fences) adapting the novel for television Although the series has suffered some major setbacks along the way, including the tragic and untimely death of actor[...]

Game Of Thrones Season Seven May Be Seven Episodes Long

While it is still unclear how long Game of Thrones' final years will run, one voice appears clear on next year being shorter.Director Jack Bender -- who helmed the most recent two episodes -- told Vanity Fair (via TV Guide) that he is unsure if he will return to direct any season seven episodes because[...]

Stephen King And David E Kelley Team For Mr. Mercedes

Kelley, the guy who created Doogie Howser MD, Ally McBeal, Boston Legal and the aborted Wonder Woman series, is teaming up with horror master Stephen King and Lost director Jack Bender to produce a miniseries called Mr Mercedes for Sonar Entertainment.Based on King's novel about a psychopath who kills people by driving his Mercedes into[...]