A town shrouded in mys­ter­ies

The Western Star - - TV GUIDE -

BASED on the sto­ries of Stephen King, this se­ries in­ter­twines char­ac­ters and themes from the fic­tional town of Cas­tle Rock.

Lizzy Ca­plan (pic­tured) joins the cast in sea­son two as a younger ver­sion of nurse An­nie Wilkes, who was played by Kathy Bates in the 1990 film

Mis­ery.

In the new sea­son, a feud be­tween war­ring clans comes to a boil when Wilkes gets way­laid in Cas­tle Rock.

Os­car-win­ner Tim Rob­bins also joins the cast as Regi­nald ‘Pop’ Mer­rill, the pa­tri­arch of an iconic crime fam­ily who fea­tured in King’s 1990 novella

The Sun Dog.

With Pop dy­ing of can­cer, John “Ace” Mer­rill (Paul Sparks) is tak­ing over his un­cle’s busi­nesses and threat­en­ing a frag­ile peace with nearby Jerusalem’s Lot.

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