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[05/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Puts a Chill in Summer with Four-Week All-Star Television Event Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King

[via press release from TNT]

TNT Puts a Chill in Summer with Four-Week All-Star Television Event NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING

Eion Bailey, Tom Berenger, Kim Delaney, Claire Forlani, William Hurt, Ron Livingston, William H. Macy, Marsha Mason, Samantha Mathis, Jacqueline McKenzie, Greta Scacchi, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas, Richard Thomas and Steven Weber Star

Limited Series, Airs Wednesdays beginning July 12 at 9 p.m., Comes to TNT from Bill Haber�s Ostar Enterprises

Premiere Story to Be Presented Uninterrupted and Commercial-Free

Turner Network Television (TNT) is putting the summer on ice with its chilling all-star television event NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING. This four-week collection of eight mind-bending tales from the master of horror, set to premiere Wednesday, July 12, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), features an all-star cast of Oscar?, Emmy? and Golden Globe? winners and nominees (complete casting and synopses attached). The first installment of the series will be presented uninterrupted and commercial-free.

Five of the adaptations for NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES come from King�s 1993 anthology of the same name. The Road Virus Heads North and Autopsy Room Four come from King�s 2002 anthology Everything�s Eventual, while Battleground comes from 1978�s Nightshift.

NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES comes to TNT from Bill Haber�s Ostar Enterprises, with Haber (The Uprising, Jack and the Bean Stalk: The True Story, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow) serving as executive producer. The series producers include Mike Robe, Jeffrey Hayes and John McMahon.

Turner Network Television (TNT), television�s destination for drama and one of cable�s top-rated networks, offers original movies and series, including the detective drama series The Closer, starring Golden Globe? and Screen Actors Guild Awards? nominee Kyra Sedgwick and Saved, a new character-driven drama starring Tom Everett Scott. TNT is also home to powerful one-hour dramas, such as Law & Order, Without a Trace, Las Vegas, Cold Case, ER, NYPD Blue, Charmed and Judging Amy; broadcast premiere movies; compelling prime-time specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards?; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR and the NBA. TNT is also available in high-definition.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and a leading provider of programming for the television industry.

Complete casting information and synopses to follow.

Umney�s Last Case

Starring Emmy? winner and Oscar? nominee William H. Macy (Fargo, TNT�s Door to Door and The Wool Cap) and Jacqueline McKenzie (The 4400, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood).

Teleplay by April Smith (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Rob Bowman (Reign of Fire, Elektra).

After the death of his son, writer Sam Landry (Macy) is so desperate to lead another life, he writes himself into his own book, forcing his long-time character (also played by Macy) to change places with him and live in the modern day. But things get deadly when Landry realizes Umney is trapped and cannot write himself out of his new reality. Jacqueline McKenzie co-stars as Landry�s distraught wife.

The End of the Whole Mess

Starring Golden Globe? nominee Ron Livingston (Band of Brothers, The Cooler) and Golden Globe? nominee Henry Thomas (E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Legends of the Fall)

Teleplay by Lawrence D. Cohen (Carrie, Stephen King�s It); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Mikael Salomon (TNT�s Salem�s Lot).

The world had changed. Violence, war and hatred have been replaced with kindness, peace and love. But at what price? Renowned filmmaker Howie Fornoy (Livingston), with just one hour to live, recounts the details of his brother�s (Thomas) worldwide experiment gone terribly wrong.

Crouch End

Starring Golden Satellite? nominee Eion Bailey (And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself, Band of Brothers) and Claire Forlani (Meet Joe Black, Ripley Under Ground)

Teleplay by Kim LeMasters (Threshold); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Mark Haber (Border Patrol, Alien Cargo, Daisies in December).

A newlywed American couple (Bailey and Forlani) honeymooning in London goes to Crouch End to have dinner with a friend. They soon learn the town is not what it appears to be, and the more they get lost, the more they become trapped in another dimension.

The Fifth Quarter

Starring Jeremy Sisto (Six Feet Under, TNT�s Julius Caesar) and Samantha Mathis (TNT�s The Mists of Avalon and Salem�s Lot)

Teleplay by Alan Sharp (Rob Roy, Reversible Errors); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Rob Bowman (Reign of Fire, Elektra).

Willie (Sisto), a just-released convict, learns from his dying friend of a map in four parts that reveals the location of several million dollars from a robbery. Seeking revenge for the death of his friend and the money, as well, Willie hunts down the others who hold the remaining three parts to the map, risking his family and his freedom.

Autopsy Room Four

Starring Emmy? winner Richard Thomas (The Waltons) and Emmy? winner and Golden Globe? nominee Greta Scacchi (Flightplan, Rasputin).

Teleplay by April Smith (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Mikael Salomon (TNT�s Salem�s Lot).

Businessman Howard Cottrell (Thomas) is on vacation playing one of his many games of golf. Chasing the ball into the undergrowth, he is bitten by a snake and completely paralyzed, showing no signs of life. At the hospital, unable to communicate, he is the key witness to his own autopsy.

You Know They Got a Hell of a Band

Starring Emmy? winner Kim Delaney (NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami) and Steven Weber (The Shining, Wings)

Teleplay by Mike Robe (News at Eleven, Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Mike Robe.

A wrong turn on a lonely road turns frightening for Clark and Mary Willingham (Weber and Delaney) as they stumble upon a town not on any map � Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon. There is a free concert every night, but the price of admission is high � once the audience enters, it can never leave.

Battleground

Starring Oscar? winner William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Village)

Teleplay by Richard Christian Matheson (Mobius, It Waits); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Brian Henson (Farscape, Muppet Treasure Island).

Jason Renshaw (Hurt), a professional hit man, successfully murders the CEO of a prestigious toy company only to face the biggest fight of his life when a package from the toy company is delivered to his house with surprising, deadly contents.

The Road Virus Heads North

Starring Oscar? nominee Tom Berenger (Platoon, TNT�s Into the West) and Oscar? nominee and Golden Globe? winner Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl, Frasier)

Teleplay by Peter Filardi (Salem�s Lot, Flatliners); based on the Short Story by Stephen King; directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (TNT�s Into The West, Invasion, Taken).

Richard Kinnell (Berenger) is a famous writer who, at a doctor�s visit, learns he may soon have to deal with his own mortality. On the drive back to his home, he buys a mysterious painting. Each time he looks at it, it changes to become more menacing and sinister. He pieces together that the painting is trying to kill him�but not if he can destroy it first.





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· 4400, THE (USA)
· AND STARRING PANCHO VILLA AS HIMSELF (HBO)
· BAND OF BROTHERS (HBO)
· CAESAR (TNT)
· CARRIE (NBC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· FARSCAPE (SCI FI)
· FRASIER (NBC)
· GOODBYE GIRL, THE (TNT)
· INTO THE WEST (TNT)
· INVASION (ABC)
· JIM HENSON'S JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: THE REAL STORY (CBS)
· MISTS OF AVALON (TNT)
· NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES: FROM THE STORIES OF STEPHEN KING (TNT)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)
· SALEM'S LOT (TNT)
· SCOTT TUROW'S REVERSIBLE ERRORS (CBS)
· SIX FEET UNDER (HBO)
· STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: TAKEN (SCI FI)
· THRESHOLD (CBS)
· UPRISING (NBC)





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