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Stephen King’s The Mist TV adaptation replaces monsters with insects and religious fanatics

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    Back in 2007, Stephen King’s 1980 novella The Mist was adapted as a film starring Thomas Jane and a lot of gigantic spiders, plus all sorts of creepy-crawly giant creatures seizing humans and biting their heads off. Ten years later, The Mist has become a Spike TV series. The adaptation is still about group-think, and it’s still a horror show. But that’s about all that’s remained the same.

    Spoilers for The Mist and Moby Dick ahead.

    Everything else has changed. Mrs. Carmody (Mary Bacon), the central human villain in the novella and film, is killed off early on in the series, like some sad extra the showrunners couldn’t be bothered with. And most surprisingly for fans of the film, five episodes into a 10-episode season, there have still…

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