Lot is one of my favorite Stephen King books.
It's probably second only to King's The
Stand. Stephen King has written some
of the scariest and without a doubt most popular horror
fiction ever. The sad thing is, as good as his books
have been, most of the movies made from them have been
mediocre at best.
That's why I was pretty excited when TNT announced
that there would be a new Salem's Lot mini-series.
This would be the second time that Salem's Lot
would be turned into a tv production. The
first time was in the late 70's and starred David
Soul and James Mason. And it was actually pretty
When the cast [Rob
Sutherland and James
Cromwell] for the re-make was announced things continues
to look rosey. Then publicity stills began to be released
and they looked pretty cool.
Things were all seeming to come together positively well...
until I read Quint's
But you know me... I'll still tune in and check it out
for myself. Hopefully I'll like it better than Quint,
but if not I can still go back and re-read the novel.