‘Castle Rock’ Season 2 to Pay Homage to ‘Misery’ with Lizzy Caplan as Annie Wilkes

Collider | 3/21/2019 | Dave Trumbore
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Season 1 of Hulu’s Castle Rock was a treasure trove of homages, Easter eggs, and story crossovers for fans of horror icon Stephen King. Season 2 looks to continue that trend by taking on Misery, King’s 1987 psychological horror novel that centered on nurse Annie Wilkes and her deadly obsession with romance novelist, Paul Sheldon. Kathy Bates earned an Oscar for her performance as Wilkes in Rob Reiner‘s 1990 feature adaptation of the story, but now Emmy-nominee Lizzy Caplan gets a shot at the role.

Joining Caplan to lead the Season 2 cast of Castle Rock are Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption), Garrett Hedlund (Triple Frontier) and Elsie Fisher (The Axe Murders of Villisca). Additionally, Yusra Warsama (The Last Days on Mars), Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) and Matthew Alan (13 Reasons Why) join as series regulars. They’ll all be caught up in a feud between warring clans in the title town, a conflict further...
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