The HULU series Castle Rock premieres this Wednesday, July 25th. Produced by Stephen King with J.J. Abrams, it brings together disparate tales the bestselling author has penned over the past 4 decades. In advance of the show’s release, HULU has made the documentary The Search for Caste Rock available for fans to watch for free.
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The 24-minute film visits “the actual places in Maine and explores the actual events which inspired King to write about Castle Rock.” Give it a spin below and let us know what you think in the Comments section! After the documentary, you can check out the trailer and synopsis for Castle Rock. Enjoy!
Castle Rock may be the most notorious fictional town created by Stephen King, and it’s also the setting of a new Hulu Original series, premiering July 25. In this short documentary, we visit the actual places in Maine and explore the actual events which inspired King to write about Castle Rock. Then, we learn how the co-creators of the on-screen version of Castle Rock incorporated the town’s dark history into this original story set inside the Stephen King universe.
Castle Rock is the fictional town in Maine where many of Stephen King’s novels take place; the show stars André Holland, Melanie Lynskey, Sissy Spacek, Bill Skarsgård, Jane Levy and Scott Glenn.
A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock is an original story that 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.