The Mist

Stephen King's 'From a Buick 8' Coming to the Screen With Thomas Jane

Stephen King's 'From a Buick 8' Coming to the Screen With Thomas Jane

He previously starred in The Mist, 1922, and Dreamcatcher Courtney Lauren Penn will co-produce. “’From a Buick 8′ is a thrilling and deeply personal project for us,” said Jane and Penn, “as we explore a uniquely structured mystery spanning the 70s, 80s, 90s and post-9/11 era, centered around a son’s search for the truth behind his[...]


Dear Spike: Time to Move On, Bro — It's Not Her, It's You

One of the toughest things you have to do as a friend is knowing when to play proper wingman and when you need to lay down The Hammer of Truth. Case in point? Spike TV ("Spike"), who I've been bros with for fifteen years now. We knew each other before — mostly because we hung […]

The Weekly Static s01e20.1 – 2017 Post-Mortem: Spike's The Mist

Welcome to the first chunk of The Weekly Static's three-part mid-season finale, where we're going to take a look at our personal choice for 2017's "little engine that could" (truTV) and the show we've got the hots for going into 2018 (Hulu's Castle Rock).But first, it's time for a little clean-up by taking a look[...]


The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A 'Wild' Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! I've mantra'd for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, cloud[...]

Spike TV/Paramount Network Cancels 'The Mist' After One Season

The newest "stumble" comes from Spike TV, with the cable network announcing that it has cancelled their series adaptation of The Mist after only one season.Since the show's premiere on June 22, the series failed to make a substantial impact in the ratings By the end of the series on August 24, The Mist was averaging[...]

lip sync battle

Spike TV Officially Becomes Paramount Network In January 2018 With Live 'Lip Sync Battle'

Programs original to other Viacom networks (for example, MTV, BET, and Comedy Central) might also receive a secondary broadcast life on the Paramount Network.The initial slate of programming consists of: dark high school comedy reboot Heathers; half-hour Alicia Silverstone comedy American Woman; six-part cult leader David Koresh miniseries Waco; Yellowstone, the first straight-to-series order picked up[...]

The Mist Season 1, Episode 5: The Episode I've Been Waiting For

Welcome back, and thanks again for joining me as I take a look at The Mist Episode 5: The Waiting Room!For a little refresher on my thoughts on last week’s episode, you can find that here; and Spike was kind enough to offer up this recap for us:’m a big fan of both Stephen King’s[...]

'The Mist' Episode 4: 'Pequod' Reaffirms My Faith, For Now

Welcome back, and thanks again for joining me as I take a look at The Mist Episode 4: Pequod.For a little refresher on my thoughts on last week’s episode, you can get to it here; and Spike was kind enough to offer this recap: "Kevin and the group find their way to a local church where[...]

The Mist Episode 3: 'Show And Tell' Doesn't Show Or Tell A Whole Lot

Welcome back, and thanks again for joining me as I take a look at The Mist Episode 3, Show and Tell.For those of you who missed last week's episode, Spike was kind enough to offer a recap:, before I dive headfirst into my review, a brief heads-up: I’m a huge fan of both Stephen King’s work[...]

The Mist Season 1 Episode 2 Review: An Episode In Search Of A Purpose

So by the end of the premiere episode of Spike's The Mist, Kevin Copeland (Morgan Spector), Adrian Garff (Russell Posner), Mia Lambert (Danica Curcic) and Bryan Hunt (Okezie Morro) have decided to work together to make their way to the mall.Eve Copeland (Alyssa Sutherland) and her daughter Alex Copeland (Gus Birney) are locked in the[...]

Spike TV's 'The Mist' Review: Solid Start, But Leans Too Hard On Tropes

Spike premiered the first episode of their based-loosely-on-the-novella-and-later-film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist last how was it? As first-episodes go, I'd give it a resounding...okay.The first episodes of new shows always have the impossible task of having to do so much in so little time: introduce characters, establish backstories, introduce the "big bad",[...]

"Reimagining The Mist" A New Behind-The-Scenes Featurette

Two new featurettes for the upcoming adaptation of The Mist were released One of them introduces us to a character played by Isiah Whitlock, Jr named Gus Bradley It talks a bit about his character motivations and why he responds to the mist the way he does The second talks about the difficulty of adapting[...]

Final Trailer For 'The Mist' Teases Horror And Human Nature

The final trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's The Mist has appeared online and it approaches the horror series from a slightly different angle While a lot of the previous trailers have focused on the supernatural element this one appears to focus more on the human element That in moments of panic fellow[...]

New Featurettes For Stephen King's 'The Mist' On Spike TV

The Mist is yet another one of those — only instead of a terrible movie, now we're getting a 10-episode TV series on Spike The following are three featurettes that have come out over the last few days This series looks interesting, if nothing else, and if they get the atmosphere right, they could pull[...]

Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes Becomes His 5th Live-Action Adaptation Coming In 2017

We've previously written about the various properties inspired by the horror master-scribe Stephen King that are coming out this year, including the eagerly awaited film adaptations of The Dark Tower, It, and Gerald's Game, and Spike TV's The Mist (which we're not really sure if anyone was asking to be remade after the 2007 theatrical version)[...]

New Trailer For The TV Adaptation To Stephen King's 'The Mist'

Summary: After an eerie mist rolls into a small town, the residents must battle the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity.The Mist will debut on SpikeTV on June 22, 2017. After an eerie mist rolls into a small town, the residents must battle the mysterious mist and its threats,[...]

Stephen King's The Mist TV Series Gets Its First Trailer

News surfaced several months back that Stephen King’s short story The Mist was going to be made into a live-action TV show Now, along with additional details, a teaser trailer has been released.In 2007 there was a movie made of The Mist, based off the story in King’s 1980 horror anthology Dark Forces The novella[...]

The Mist Gets A Director From The Walking Dead

Spike and TWC-Dimension TV's straight-to-series drama The Mist has gained a producer/director David Boyd (The Walking Dead) has signed on to the adaptation of the Stephen King novella that is set to premiere in 2017.Already cast in the series are: Morgan Spector, Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro,[...]