See the new trailer for stephen kings pet sematary. Pet sematary is a 1983 horror novel by stephen king. Pet sematary 2019 official trailer paramount pictures youtube. Stephen king himself shortly appears as the cemetery caretaker. Upon hearing that another stephen king film was being remade, i couldnt wait to see it, but was hugely let down by it. Horror writer stephen king is afraid theres something. Directed by mary lambert and written by king, it stars dale midkiff, denise crosby, blaze berdahl, fred gwynne, and miko hughes as gage creed. The film, adapted by jeff buhler from king s 1983 horror novel of the. Pet sematary is a 2019 american supernatural horror film directed by kevin kolsch and dennis widmyer and written by jeff buhler, from a screen story by matt greenberg. This film was unfortunately the biggest disappointment of the year in my personal opinion. In stephen king s pet sematary, the bigcity creed family moves to rural maine, inadvertently buying a plot of land that includes an ancient indian burial ground. The ending of pet sematary explained film school rejects. Kids used to dare each other to go into the woods at night.
Pet sematary 1989 movie pet sematary audiobook pet sematary 2019 movie external links. King, who wrote the screenplay for the film, also had a cameo as a minister. This was the first filmed screenplay that stephen king adapted from one of his own novels, and as hes a big fan of the ramones, the film has two of their songs in the film. It is the second adaptation of the 1983 novel of the same name by stephen king, after the 1989 film. Stephen king reacts to the big change in the new pet sematary film.
If you inter a beloved feline correctly in the creepy pet cemetery behind their house, its liable to come back different. Death echoed throughout stephen kings 1983 novel and his adapted. Zelda was portrayed by male actor andrew hubatsek because the filmmakers could not find a. The second trailer for the pet sematary remake makes it clear that the movie includes at least one huge change from the novel. Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame. Stephen king s classic novel comes back to life a new version of the authors tale of a haunted graveyard reminds you that sometimes dead is better and that. The illustrated stephen king movie trivia book by brian james freeman, kevin quigley, and hansake lilja illustrated by glenn chadbourne. The story follows a family that discovers a pet cemetery behind their back yard that has mystical properties. Stephen king remake digs up fresh new scares sxsw 2019. Without the writers sympathetic, explanatory prose filling in the back story and motivations and stephen king as a scriptwriter has never been as strong as stephen king the novelist, the plotline plods from one rather cheap shock to.
Maybe thats because id never seen the film adaptations, and so of the little king fiction ive read so far, i was going into this one completely blind. This isnt the worst adaptation of a stephen king book ever made, but considering how bad others are that isnt a compliment youd want for your tombstone. It is a remake of the 1989 film adaptation of the novel. If so, this cemetery also appeared in the 1989 movie. King movies rendition are converting as prolific as his novels, from.
This cemetery has actually been an inspiration for king throughout the years. Directed by mary lambert and written by king, the film features dale midkiff as louis creed, denise crosby as rachel creed, blaze berdahl as ellie creed, miko hughes as gage creed, and fred gwynne as jud crandall. Featuring a special introduction by mick garris, director of the stand, the shining, riding the bullet, desperation, bag of bones, and many others about the book. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the creeds that sometimes, dead is better. Im still terrified just thinking about certain scenes from the movie. The pet sematary movies major change to stephen kings novel. Pet sematary, a horror film based on the stephen king novel pet sematary, elliot goldenthals score to the 1989 film pet sematary song, a 1989 single from the ramones album brain drain, originally written for the 1989 film. Pet sematary cursed a generation with an inability to spell cemetery stephen king knew exactly what he was doing.
The pet sematary movie makes a major change to stephen king s novel. The new film version of pet sematary makes a major change to stephen kings book and the bestselling author spoke exclusively to ew. Based on the seminal horror novel by stephen king, pet sematary follows dr. Pet sematary author stephen king separates the facts from the fiction in a new interview ahead of the paramount pictures release of a new adaptation. This isnt the first time weve experienced stephen king s story, but there is some new stuff talk about. Stephen king on the outsider and where his ideas come from in the trailer, lithgows voice is heard saying, it was a myth. That version stayed pretty faithful to the book and featured a demonic looking grey cat as its terrifying harbinger of evil. Rose red, the storm of the century,the stand,golden years and langoliers. I dont think paramount included this trailer with the dvd releases. Pet sematary filming sites hancock, maine atlas obscura. Flight or fright edited by stephen king and bev vincent. Whether youre familiar with the mary lambertdirected original or coming in cold, this creepy tale will. Films im original absichtlich falsch geschrieben, sematary statt cemetery. A sequel, pet sematary two, was released which was met with less financial and critical success.
A doctor moves his family out of the big city to the country. Stephen king reacts to the change in the new pet sematary. And the film is stuffed with fun cameos of other horror directors like clive barker, tobe hooper, joe dante and john landis. The pet sematary remake has a few nods to the book, original movie, and the larger stephen king universe that you might have missed. Pet sematary official trailer 2019 stephen king movie hd. Sheena is a punk rocker and pet sematary, the latter was done specifically for the film. Taking this film solely on adaptation bases and not comparing to the original.
I hadnt read the book since i was a kid so i figured i was long overdue for a reread. The new film version of pet sematary makes a major change to stephen king s book and the bestselling author spoke exclusively to ew about what he thinks of it it turns out, uncle steve. Thats the familiar title of this new film version of stephen king s 1983 novel, a tragic story of a young family, a lonely old man, and a cat with more than nine lives. The human cemetery featured at various points throughout the movie is mount hope cemetery at 1048 state street in bangor. The title is a sensational spelling of pet cemetery. Pet sematary is a film based on a novel with the same name by stephen king. The best advice i can give you when watching this film. Below is a complete listing of the stephen king related products in our store including books about his work and his books from other publishers. Horror movie posters movie poster art horror films best classic horror movies stephen king movies pet cemetery horror artwork king art horror show what others are saying fanpop is a network of fan clubs for fans of television, movies, music and more to discuss and share photos, videos, news and opinions with fellow fans. Stephen king s pet sematary gets officially resurrected in the first trailer for the paramountbacked horror movie. Directed by dennis widmyer and kevin kolsch, best known for the 2014 hollywood horrorsatire starry eyes, this april 5 film is the latest in a resurgence of king adaptations to follow the monstrous. The horrorremake is all about loud noises and has robbed its complex source material of any nuance.
It was here that stephen king cameos in the movie as a minister presiding. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original movie based on stephen king s pet sematary with this exclusive look back at the 1989 film. The result is better than previous stephen king adaptation, the mediocre, running man. Louis creed jason clarke, who, after relocating with his wife rachel amy.
Directed by the starry eyes duo kevin kolsch and dennis widmyer, stephen king adaptation stars jason clarke, john lithgow and amy seimetz. Four decades ago, the star visited the home of stephen king, months before the shining came out on film. I was that bored with it, i ate 90% of the popcorn before the film was 75% through. In pet sematary, gage creed is buried there, and in the movie version, king himself appears in a cameo as the minister presiding over missys funeral. Yep, stephen king s novel was previously adapted into a movie in 1989. Pet sematary is a lateeighties adaptation of stephen kings horror novel, and king himself wrote the screenplay for the film. Stephen kings 1983 novel pet sematary is a story about grief, which is its true monster. First look at the new movie version of stephen kings pet. Pet sematary 2019 official trailer paramount pictures. Pet sematary has always been one of my favorite stephen king stories. Based on the bestselling stephen king novel, pet sematary is a frightening horror film. The new film version of pet sematary makes a major change to stephen king s book and the bestselling author spoke exclusively to ew about what he thinks of it.661 736 480 670 546 225 1199 1045 759 1031 269 889 361 487 1032 1409 388 822 1373 249 778 511 1278 854 1250 310 1012 489 363 1208 1077 1103 1198 18 154 474