Hulu’s Stephen King Drama Series ‘Castle Rock’: A First Look
JJ Abrams was not part of today’s Castle Rock panel at New York Comic-Con, but he might as well have been for all the anti-spoiler control he wielded over producers and cast alike. Even a teaser trailer for the 2018 Stephen King-inspired Hulu series keeps a pretty tight death-grip on plot details.
Not much is known about the upcoming Stephen King drama series “Castle Rock,” but the author’s fans got some hints Sunday when Hulu unveiled its first-look teaser at New York Comic Con.
The new series is written by Shaw and Thomason in the “spirit” of King’s vast work, with themes, locations and even characters familiar from the King universe making appearances.
Exactly which King characters will appear was one of the secrets that, for the most part, went unspoiled by the panel. Only the previously announced character of retired sheriff Alan Pangborn (played by Scott Glenn) was mentioned today.
The show is set to debut on the streaming service in 2018 with at least two King alums. Skarsgard is coming off his terrifying portrayal of Pennywise the Clown, which helped to catapult New Line Cinema’s “It” to become the highest grossing horror film of all time (domestically and internationally).