Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
PUBG Becomes Xbox One...
Last post by Chimpbot
Today 06:22 AM
17 Replies, 1,215 Views
The Walking Dead Changes...
Last post by Chimpbot
Today 06:19 AM
10 Replies, 552 Views
Fortnite Has Over 40...
Last post by vallor
Today 01:59 AM
6 Replies, 667 Views
Game & Movie Releases...
Last post by Paranoia
Yesterday 10:54 PM
2 Replies, 300 Views
It's Sunday: What NFL...
Last post by BeardedSonOfNel
Yesterday 07:46 PM
13 Replies, 721 Views
Picts - Waiting to...
Last post by blackzc
Yesterday 07:38 PM
18,065 Replies, 2,527,853 Views
Jumanji Roars to the Top...
Last post by ElektroDragon
Yesterday 03:25 PM
10 Replies, 522 Views
Assassinís Creed: Rogue...
Last post by ElektroDragon
Yesterday 01:09 PM
3 Replies, 337 Views
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-10-2017, 10:24 AM   #1
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,758
Blog Entries: 20
First Castle Rock Teaser from New York Comic Con #CastleRock



Enter the chilling world of Castle Rock, the new Hulu Original drama series from Executive Producer J.J. Abrams and the mind of Stephen King.
Evil Avatar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2017, 10:24 AM   #2
Evil Avatar
Citizen Game
 
Evil Avatar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 31,758
Blog Entries: 20
Evil Avatar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2017, 12:24 PM   #3
ElektroDragon
Evil Dead
 
ElektroDragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Seattle area
Posts: 10,177
How are the folks behind Castle Rock Entertainment not suing?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Rock_Entertainment
__________________
Proud to be perma-banned 5 times on NeoGAF.
ElektroDragon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2017, 12:28 PM   #4
Chimpbot
Godzillaologist
 
Chimpbot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Third Planet of the Black Hole
Posts: 7,671
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElektroDragon View Post
How are the folks behind Castle Rock Entertainment not suing?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Rock_Entertainment
Probably because Stephen King has been using the name "Castle Rock" since 1979, nearly a full decade before the production company was founded. Prior to that, the name first appeared in 1954 as a fictional fort mentioned in Lord of the Flies.

Also, from the Wikipedia article you posted: "Reiner named the company in honor of the Maine town that serves as the setting of several stories by Stephen King (which was named after the fictitious Castle Rock in Lord of the Flies), after the success of his film Stand by Me, which was based on The Body, a novella by King."

So, that's probably why. It would be in rather poor taste to sue the author from whom you borrowed the name for later using the name you borrowed for their own project.
__________________
EvAv's Senior Godzillaologist
Member of the Nintendo Offensive Front
Chimpbot is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2017, 01:39 PM   #5
ElektroDragon
Evil Dead
 
ElektroDragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Seattle area
Posts: 10,177
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chimpbot View Post
Probably because Stephen King has been using the name "Castle Rock" since 1979, nearly a full decade before the production company was founded. Prior to that, the name first appeared in 1954 as a fictional fort mentioned in Lord of the Flies.

Also, from the Wikipedia article you posted: "Reiner named the company in honor of the Maine town that serves as the setting of several stories by Stephen King (which was named after the fictitious Castle Rock in Lord of the Flies), after the success of his film Stand by Me, which was based on The Body, a novella by King."

So, that's probably why. It would be in rather poor taste to sue the author from whom you borrowed the name for later using the name you borrowed for their own project.
Great explanation, thank you.
__________________
Proud to be perma-banned 5 times on NeoGAF.
ElektroDragon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2017, 07:08 AM   #6
karaliusbronius
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 367
Well Castle Rock in CO was around earlier, they should sue!
karaliusbronius is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
castle rock

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:30 AM.