Stephen King's 'Bag of Bones' is coming to TV [video]
Stephen King's "Bag of Bones" is coming to the screen -- the television screen, that is. The adaptation of King's novel will air on A&E for two nights in December.
Pierce Brosnan stars as Mike Noonan, a novelist suffering writer's block after the death of his wife. He retreats to a lake house, where things get creepy. In the video above, Annabeth Gish, getting made up as a rotting corpse, explains she's spent two hours in the chair.
"Bag of Bones" was published in 1998; 13 years seems like an awfully long time to wait for a screen adaptation. But at least it's happening -- earlier this year, the much-anticipated adaptation of King's "The Dark Tower" series was killed by a new studio administration. The A-list project, adapted by screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, would have starred Javier Bardem and been directed by Ron Howard.
Want to see a little more of "Bag of Bones"? Deadline Hollywood has a spooky new trailer.
-- Carolyn Kellogg