All Stephen King movies and TV shows coming out in 2023

Stephen King continues to terrorize generations of readers with his novels and short stories, and due to their enduring popularity, they continue to be adapted for film and TV – and here are all the Stephen King adaptations due out in 2023. The King of Horror has allowed readers to explore a variety of fears, visit many places and meet all kinds of monsters (human and supernatural) since the publication of Carrie in 1974, and the success of his stories also led to many film and television adaptations.


While not all of these adaptations have been as successful as the source material, there is still a lot of interest in seeing King’s stories in other media, with some even getting more than one adaptation, while others get sequels and prequels that weren’t. written. da Re. So is the case with some of the upcoming film and TV adaptations of Stephen King’s works, and here’s each one coming in 2023 and when to expect them.

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The boogeyman

Cover of Stephen King's Night Shift

The boogeyman is a film directed by Rob Savage and based on the 1978 short story of the same name found in the collection Night shift. It is the story of a teenager and her little sister who, after the tragic death of their mother, are tormented by a sadistic presence in their home. If that’s not enough, the girls struggle to get their grieving father to pay attention to what’s happening around them before it’s too late. Hero The boogeyman they are Madison Hu, Vivien Lyra Blair, David Dastmalchian, Chris Messina, Sophie Thatcher and Marin Ireland. The boogeyman will be released on Hulu in 2023.

The Salem lot

Kurt Barlow attacks in Salem's Lot

The Salem lot is a film directed by Gary Dauberman and based on the 1975 novel of the same name. The Salem lot follows Ben Mears (Lewis Pullman), a writer who returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem’s Lot in search of inspiration. However, Ben will find something worse, as he discovers that his hometown is prey to a vampire, so he forms a ragtag group to fight this peculiar but dangerous menace. Also starring in The Salem lot they are Makenzie Leigh, Alfre Woodard, William Sadler, Bill Camp, Pilou Asbæk and John Benjamin Hickey. The Salem lot was originally scheduled to be released in September 2022, but was delayed to April 21, 2023. However, the studio The Rise of the Evil Dead was rescheduled to that date, and while it doesn’t have a new release date, The Salem lot it is still slated to be released this year.

Prequel to the Pet Cemetery

Church in the pet cemetery

Although the 2019 version of Cemetery for pets was not a critical success, a prequel film was greenlit in 2021. The Cemetery for pets the prequel is set to continue delving into the mythology of the town, the rituals, the Wendigo, the graveyard and the life of Jud, and is slated to be released on streaming as a Paramount+ Original Movie. Lindsey Beet is attached to direct the project, with Jackson White playing the young Jud Crandall and Jack Mulhern, Forrest Goodluck, Natalie Alyn Lind, Isabella Star LaBlanc, Samantha Mathis and Henry Thomas joining the cast. Although a release date for the Cemetery for pets the prequel has not been revealed, it should finally arrive this year.

From a Buick 8

From a Buick 8 cover

From a Buick 8 is a novel published in 2002 and the second of King’s novels to feature a supernatural car, the first being Christine. A film adaptation of From a Buick 8 it has been in development for years and in 2005 it was announced that George A. Romero would direct an adaptation of the novel and, two years later, Romero was replaced by Tobe Hopper. However, the project was halted in 2009 due to problems obtaining funding, and in 2019, it was announced that the project would once again be in development. The following year, actor Thomas Jane revealed Jim Mickle was signed on to direct From a Buick 8. No further details have been revealed since then, but it could still make a surprise release in 2023.

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The girl who loved Tom Gordon

The cover of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

The girl who loved Tom Gordon is a novel published in 1999 and follows nine-year-old Trisha McFarland, a nine-year-old girl who finds herself lost in the woods on what she thought would be another normal day hiking with her mother and brother, and fantasizes about her baseball favorite player, Tom Gordon, saving her. A film adaptation of The girl who loved Tom Gordon was set to be directed by George A. Romero, but plans fell through in 2005. The project was revived in 2019, and in late 2020, Lynne Ramsay was announced as director. There have been no updates on the production of The girl who loved Tom Gordonbut there is still hope that it will be released this year.



In 2020, it was announced that The CW is adapting the short story “The Revelations of ‘Becka Paulson” (first published in a 1984 issue of Rolling stone revised and later included in the collection Skeleton crew). The story was reworked and incorporated as a subplot into the 1987 novel The Tommyknockersand in 1995 it was adapted into an episode of the TV series The outer limits. The story is now ready to be adapted into an hour-long drama TV series simply titled Revelationsand since it has been announced that it will be in development in 2020, it could still see the light of day at some point in 2023.

The long way

The cover of The Long Walk

The long way is a novel published in 1979 under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. Set in a future dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian and militaristic dictator, The long way follows competitors in an annual walking contest, in which each must maintain a speed of at least four miles an hour – and if they drop below that for 30 seconds, they get a verbal warning, but if they slow down after three warnings, they are “ticketed”, a term that has a deadly meaning. A film adaptation of The long way it could have been directed by George A. Romero in 1988, and in 2018 it was announced that New Line Cinema was developing the project. The following year, André Øvredal was announced as director, and while there has been no word on its production, it is said to be slated for late 2023.

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