Check out the details for, Stephen King: A Necessary Evil, a feature documentary on the Legendary Author and “King of Horror”, which is set to premiere in the U.S. Exclusively on MagellanTV. Stephen King: A Necessary Evil is directed by Julien Dupuy and produced by Arte France, Brainworks and Rockyrama. It was previously released in France and Germany.
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On Thursday, October 6, premium documentary streaming service MagellanTV will host the U.S. premiere of Stephen King: A Necessary Evil, a documentary detailing the historic career and cultural impact of legendary horror fiction novelist Stephen King. The biographical feature anchors MagellanTV’s month-long Halloween lineup of documentary series and films, which explores everything from the origins of the holiday and its superstitions to alleged alien abductions, real-life exorcisms and other paranormal phenomena.
Stephen King: A Necessary Evil will be available on MagellanTV to all, including non-subscribers, through Halloween. (Following October 31, only Magellan subscribers will have access)
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.
MagellanTV’s curated playlist of Halloween-themed content also includes titles such as Weird or What with William Shatner – first episode also available to non-subscribers throughout October – The Real Exorcist, Witch Hunt in Salem, Vampire Island and Myths, Magic & Monsters.