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The 'Shawshank Redemption' Check Stephen King Never Cashed

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Stephen King didn't think much of it when a young filmmaker named Frank Darabont asked to make King's short story, "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Re...

More Drama For 'The Walking Dead'

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

It looks like zombies aren't the only things in "The Walking Dead" to watch out for. Frank Darabont, the original showrunner for AMC's monster hit ...

'Mob City' Premiere: Jon Bernthal Does Noir Proud

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.05.2013 | TV

After his controversial exit from "The Walking Dead," Frank Darabont is back with his latest project -- and he's brought along a familiar face. Jon Be...

Lost 'Shawshank Redemption' Deleted Scenes Are The Best Of Things

Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

Fans of "The Shawshank Redemption" should get busy living by watching this unearthed making-of featurette that includes two scenes deleted from the be...

Former 'Walking Dead' Boss Slams AMC

Posted 11.19.2013 | TV

Frank Darabont, one of the brains that brought "The Walking Dead" to life on AMC, will not watch the show he helped create. “Oh god no, why would...

5 Things The Walking Dead Is Doing Right (And 5 It's Doing Wrong)

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2013 | TV
Jason Pinter

Glenn's brutal beating at the hands of Merle was nothing compared to his anguish in knowing how the Governor tormented Maggie, and their spontaneous sex scene in the loading dock felt real and needed.

It Can Be Done

Sarah Wayne Callies | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Sarah Wayne Callies

There is room for so much hope for the Syrian refugees. If we harness the creative, intellectual, and emotional capital latent in their populations and if we commit as an international community to support them through their darkest hour, their children will grow up beautifully and well.

Will One Of These Men Fight 'Godzilla'?

Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. reportedly looked at Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Henry Cavill, Caleb Landry Jones and Scoot McNairy to play the lead role in "Godzilla," this a...

The Walking Conundrum

Rodney Barnes | Posted 02.03.2013 | Black Voices
Rodney Barnes

The Walking Dead isn't the first show to have problematic black characters, but the light of disappointment shines so brightly here because I love the show so much. It hurts. It hurts like having a child who is a math whiz, but smokes crack sometimes.

Chris Harnick

The Walking Dead: The (New) Brains Behind Your Favorite Zombie Show | Chris Harnick | Posted 12.08.2012 | TV

Gene Page/AMC/courtesy Everett Collection WHEN WALKING DEAD creator Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile), left the acclaimed s...

Alex Moaba

Kurt Sutter Loves 'Mad Men,' Can't Say Same For AMC | Alex Moaba | Posted 05.02.2012 | TV

"Sons of Anarchy" showrunner Kurt Sutter is making the media rounds to promote his new Discovery docu-series "Outlaw Empires" (premiering Monday, May ...

Jon Bernthal On Death, Working With Frank Darabont Again

Posted 05.12.2012 | TV

For months, Jon Bernthal has been living under a strict gag order that forbid him from talking about the shocking death of his character Shane on "The...

Signs Of Life As 'The Walking Dead' Returns

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.10.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

I'm tentatively hopeful that the second half of Season 2 will be different. There are signs that "The Walking Dead" has realized where it went wrong and is actively trying to right those mistakes.

TNT Gets Dark With 'LA Noir' Pilot

Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

TNT is getting dark. The network has ordered the pilot for "LA Noir," a period from writer/director Frank Darabont, who was the showrunner for AMC...

A World of Bad Ideas

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The world is full of bad ideas -- and the entertainment industry is no exception. It's also filled with people who don't recognize them as such.

DVDs: Zombies Attack in The Walking Dead

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You just know AMC is kicking itself for only ordering six episodes. So while they and we wait for a longer season two to start in the fall, new fans can catch up with the first zombie series.

Mighty Movie Podcast Interview: The Exploding Girl and Tales from the Script

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So actress Zoe Kazan slips into the room, gives director Bradley Rust Gray a hug, and lingers a minute to answer a couple of questions. Quite unantici...