Coming to Spike this fall is a brand-new TV series based on his short story The Mist, which has previously gotten a feature-length film adaptation. The cast and crew of the series recently revealed the connection they have to the seminal author in an all-new featurette, which you can watch below.
Showrunner and creator Christian
He added, "I think Stephen King understands human nature. To take his knowledge of fear and humanity and put it into a character and have that character evolve or devolve as he sees fit, that's really the mastery of his books."
In the series, a small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout,
One of the show's stars, Frances Conroy, explained, "He makes people
Morgan Spector, who also stars in the series, confessed, "The reason that the monsters are scary is because you understand how they affect each of the different people that he creates. The fact that there's a sense that this world that he made is not really different from our world, but that world has
One of the actors on the show, Dan Butler, thinks he knows what has made King such a sensation.
"What I've always loved about Stephen king is it's so personal and he's processing his own darkness," Butler details. "I just think he's a true artist that, whatever's going on in the world, is coming
The Mist premieres on Spike on July 22.
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