Cell (2015)

SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 31

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Ender’s Game is finally here, 28 years in the making. Gavin Hood directs Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley in the teen friendly Sci-Fi adventure. Horror News Radio co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen have mixed feelings on the results. Some of it works for most all the grue-crew while many have issues with the pacing, the characters and, in Dave’s case, the film altogether. Doc tries to defend Ender’s Game with only … Continue reading

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Samuel L. Jackson Joins John Cusack For Another Stephen King Adaptation

Well here’s some good news for your Monday afternoon. Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast for the filming of Stephen King’s CELL. This teams him up once again with John Cusack who of course starred along side Jackson in 1408 a wonderful adaptation of a Stephen King short story. According to the press release Jackson will play “will play Tom McCourt, an engineer and former soldier who escapes from Boston along with Cusack’s character, … Continue reading

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Some Sales Art Shows Up For Stephen King’s CELL

As happens with so many films, the road to the big screen has been an odd one for Stephen King’s CELL. Originally slated to be an Eli Roth flick it is now in the hands of Paranormal Activity 2′s director Tod Williams with John Cusack still cast in the lead. Last news we got was that the film was to start lensing a month or so back but there has been no other news since … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s CELL Dials A Director

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Haven’t had any news on this project for a while. I think the last time I wrote a report on it, it was to tell you that Eli Roth was first involved and then not. Today brings the news that a director has been named and production is moving ahead. The news comes via MovieWeb that Paranormal Activity 2 director Tod Williams has been tapped to direct the Stephen King / Adam Alleca penned script … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cell – Author Stephen King

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CELL (2006) By Stephen King Simon & Schuster Publishing Our story follows a New England artist, Clayton Riddell and his journey to find his family after an ominous broadcast signal has infected cell phone users turning them into ravenous, carnivorous animals. The master of terror telling, Stephen King is often criticized by horror fans in recent years for having lack luster releases. Many feel his best efforts are behind him. I tend to have to … Continue reading

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