Stephen King's Desperation

Stephen King's Desperation
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 3hr
Genres Drama, Horror
Keywords demon, novel, supernatural
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Annabeth Gish Actor Mary Jackson 1 1000001
Tom Skerritt Actor Johnny Marinville 1 1000002
Ron Perlman Actor Collie Entragian 1 1000003
Steven Weber Actor Steve Ames 1 1000004
Matt Frewer Actor Ralph Carver 1 1000005
Shane Haboucha Actor David Carver 1 1000006
Kelly Overton Actor Cynthia Smith 1 1000007
Sylvia Kelegian Actor Ellie Carver 1 1000008
Henry Thomas Actor Peter Jackson 1 1000009
Charles Durning Actor Tom Billingsley 1 1000010
Sammi Hanratty Actor Pie Carver 1 1000011
Ewan Chung Actor n/a 1 1000012
Alain Uy Actor n/a 1 1000013
Trieu Tran Actor Young Viet Cong 1 1000014
Tom Parker Actor Young Johnny 1 1000015
Darren Victoria Actor Brian Ross 1 1000016
Glenn Wilder Actor Drunk Driver 1 1000017
Mick Garris Director n/a 2 2000001
Mark Sennet Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Mick Garris Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Stephen King Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Kelly Van Horn Producer n/a 3 3000004
Bruce Dunn Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Stephen King Teleplay n/a 120783 4000001
Stephen King Source Material (from novel: "Desperation") 120786 4000002
Kelly Van Horn Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
David Sosna Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Peter Merwin Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Luis M Patino Post-Production Supervisor n/a 120796 5000004
Michael McGinn Location Manager n/a 193 5000005
Joanie Blum Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000006
Cindy Franke Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000007
Karen O'Toole Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000008
Christian Sebaldt Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ken Glassing Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Henry Tirl Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Otto Nemenz Camera Cameras by 120798 6000004
Paul Janossy Camera Assistant n/a 120867 6000005
Mike Walsh Camera Assistant n/a 120867 6000006
Patrick McMahon Editor n/a 172 7000001
Marc Pollon Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000002
Nicholas Pike Music n/a 120781 8000001
Stan Jones Music Editor n/a 214 8000002
Phil Dagort Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Marcia Calosio Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Jason Weil Art Director n/a 183 9000003
Lynn Kressel Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Michelle Juskowitz Casting Associate n/a 160 10000002
Warden Neil Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Maggie McFarland Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000002
Robin Michel Bush Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000003
Tina Sims Hair Stylist n/a 120799 13000004
Kim Collea Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000005
Gregory Nicotero Special Makeup Effects n/a 120881 13000006
Howard Berger Special Makeup Effects n/a 120881 13000007
Andre Perreault Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000001
Ken Burton Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000002
Lisa Pinero-Amses Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000003
Richard Taylor Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000004
Miles Anderson Lighting Technician n/a 120907 15000001
Alfredo S Denila III Key Grip n/a 263 15000002
Gregory Nicotero Animatronics Animatronic Effects 121102 19000001
Howard Berger Animatronics Animatronic Effects 121102 19000002
Chad Alveinson Puppeteer n/a 682 19000003
Jon Fudela Puppeteer n/a 682 19000004
Glen Wiler Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000005
Lou Carlucci Mechanical Special Effects Mechanical Effects Coordinator 121086 23000001
Steven Schalk Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
David Shafer Transportation Coordinator n/a 271 25000001
Kevin La Rosa Aerial Unit Aerial Coordinator 121100 25000002
Synopsis
In the middle of the Nevada desert stands the once proud mining town of Desperation - a harmless, non-descript little community that one may briefly notice on a drive through the vast, empty desert on the way to some distant vacation destination. But something evil has taken over Desperation - its name is Tak, and its mission is to eliminate anyone who gets close to stumbling upon its secret. While posing as Desperation cop Collie Entragian, Tak is able to catch his prey while surveying the nearly empty highway. Caught in his deceptive web are famous author Johnny Marinville, whose misdeeds from the past may come back to haunt him; Ralph & Ellie Carver and their son, David - whose faith may hold the key to bringing down Tak; and Mary Jackson who, with her husband, Peter, will discover a courage they never knew they had while battling the beast. Meanwhile, Johnny's aide, Steve Ames, and his traveling companion, Cynthia, find out for themselves the horror that has taken place in Desperation when they go in search of the author; and the town's veterinarian, Tom Billingsley, knows firsthand the secrets of Desperation. Everyone will soon discover that the unearthing of a long abandoned mine in Desperation awakened Tak, and his control over the desert's animals and insects make him even more invincible to the unlikely band of people who have found themselves forced to become reluctant her s, as they battle to bring down the beast and save themselves in the process
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