Stephen King has been a hot topic as of late with the major success of this year’s movie adaptation of his famous novel, IT. And now that Season 2 of Stranger Things has hit Netflix, it’s no surprise that the Horror icon has come out and revealed his thoughts on the show.
STRANGER THINGS 2: Ladies and gentlemen, that’s how you do it: no bullshit, balls to the wall entertainment. Straight up.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 9, 2017
STRANGER THINGS is pure fun. A+. Don’t miss it. Winona Ryder shines.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) July 18, 2016
Watching STRANGER THINGS is looking watching Steve King’s Greatest Hits. I mean that in a good way.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) July 17, 2016
“There’s talk about doing The Stand as an extended TV series, possibly for Showtime or CBS All Access, and there’s been some interest in developing Salem’s Lot as a feature. Probably because people are saying, ‘Well, we took an old miniseries called It and turned it into a phenomenon, so maybe we can do it with something else.’ Nothing succeeds like excess!”
“I wasn’t involved at all. I wished them well,” he said, before adding: “Geez, I don’t even think they sent me any swag from that one! But maybe that’s a good thing. I’ve seen it, it’s fabulous.”
Stranger Things is currently streaming on Netflix and IT is currently playing in theaters – with a home release expected soon.
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