Nightmares and Dreamscapes Television event
Turner Network Television (TNT) is putting the summer on ice with its chilling all-star television event NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING. This four-week collection of eight mind-bending tales from the master of horror, set to premiere Wednesday, July 12, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), features an all-star cast of Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winners and nominees (complete casting and synopses attached). The first installment, Battleground, starring William Hurt, will be presented uninterrupted and commercial-free.
Five of the adaptations for NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES come from King’s 1993 anthology of the same name. The Road Virus Heads North and Autopsy Room Four come from King’s 2002 anthology Everything’s Eventual, while Battleground comes from 1978’s Nightshift.
NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES comes to TNT from Bill Haber’s Ostar Enterprises, with Haber (The Uprising, Jack and the Bean Stalk: The True Story, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow) serving as executive producer. The series is produced by Mike Robe, Jeffrey Hayes and John McMahon.
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