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‘Castle Rock’ Weaves Stephen King’s Classic Tales Into One Linear World

CASTLE ROCK is a psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, that 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. To round out more King connections Sissy Spacek (Carrie) and Bill Skarsgård (It) also star in the series but not as their original King characters.CASTLE ROCK is a Hulu original suspense thriller that offers a first-of-its-kind re-imagining exploring the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories.

 

As we wait for things to unravel one story at a time you can hear a fitting quote to sum up the Maine woodland madness known as CASTLE ROCK

“People say, ‘it wasn’t me, it was this place’ and the thing is…they were right.”

 

The Hulu Original Series based on the Stephen King universe premieres July 25.