Frank Darabont

Director Frank Darabont has made two of the most revered Stephen King adaptations in The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. But for his third King film, Darabont has gone in a very, very dark direction with The Mist.
Set in 1951, the era of McCarthyism, Carrey plays Peter Appleton, an apathetic screenwriter of no great talent. When he?s blacklisted for innocently attending a left-wing meeting as a student he gets blind drunk, drives off a bridge and ends up...