Bill Skarsgard from It and Sissy Spacek from the original Carrie return to the world of Stephen King with the upcoming series, Castle Rock. Hulu debuted a one-minute trailer for the series at the New York Comic Con, and it’s now available to check out online for those who didn’t make it to the convention.
Castle Rock is set in one of Stephen King’s favorite fictional towns and is executive produced by J.J. Abrams, King, Sam Shaw, and Dustin Thomason. The cast also includes André Holland (Moonlight), Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness), and Jane Levy (Suburgatory). Castle Rock will premiere in 2018.
The Plot: A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King’s literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Body and numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock.
Castle Rock is an original suspense/thriller — a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories.