The master of horror, Stephen King, is the spotlight of a new documentary being released titled Stephen King: A Necessary Evil. The doc, which comes out on MagellanTV today, features a ton of rare archival footage and interviews with King as he talks about the horror genre and a variety of other things
We’ve got a preview clip for you to watch below that teases some of the interviews that will be included in the doc, Including a discussion of the horror genre and why fans love it.
The film details “the historic career and cultural impact of legendary horror fiction novelist Stephen King. Through extensive and rare archival footage – including King’s past interviews, guest lectures and book readings – and framed by scenes from his novels’ myriad feature film adaptations, Stephen King: A Necessary Evil chronicles the renowned author’s life from his modest upbringing in Maine through his meteoric rise in popular literature. The feature also sheds light on King’s little-known introspections, including his perspectives on mainstream versus “serious” literature and evaluations of his own book-to-screen adaptions over the years.”
Stephen King: A Necessary Evil is directed by Julien Dupuy and produced by Arte France. The doc will premiere exclusively on MagellanTV today, Thursday, October 6, and Magellan will be making the film available to everyone (including non-subscribers) through Halloween.
Following October 31, only Magellan subscribers will have access to it, so if your a fan of King, watch it while you can!