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The Running Man by Stephen King (Book), Edward E. de Souza

The year is 2017. The world economy has collapsed. The United States has sealed off it's borders and has become a military controlled police state which controls TV, movies, art, books, communication and censorship. In the police state America has become, criminals have a choice. They can serve their sentences in prison or they can take part in ‘'The Running Man’' a government owned violent game-show where contestants running for freedom are pursued by ‘'Stalkers’' wrestler-like bounty hunters. ‘'The Running Man’' is the top rating show on network TV and Damon Killian, the creator and host is the most popular entertainer in the US. But one man has yet to play… Former L.A police officer Ben Richards, framed for the massacre of innocent people, whern disobeyed orders is recaptured, after escaping from prison. Ben is forced to appear on ‘'The Running Man’', joined by resistance fighters William Laughlin and Harold Weiss and Amber Mendez, (A network employee who Richards took hostage and she turned Richards into the authorities) are chased by The Stalkers, as they search for the secret base of the resistance, as they bid to broadcast the truth about the government and Ben's innocence…

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 4

  1. 1. Doug Liman 50% 
  2. 2. John McTiernan 25% 
  3. 3. Jonathan Frakes 25% 

Cast Results

Ben Richards Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. Dwayne Johnson 66% 
  2. 2. Roland Kickinger 33% 

Amber Mendez Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. Eva Mendes 100% 

William Laughlin Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. Ice Cube 100% 

Harold Weiss Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Anthony Edwards 100% 

Damon Killian Total Votes: 4

  1. 1. Craig Ferguson 50% 
  2. 2. Elliott Gould 25% 
  3. 3. William Shatner 25% 

Mic Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Edward Woodward 50% 
  2. 2. Brian May 50% 

Sven Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ralf Mueller 100% 

Subzero Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Joe Son 100% 

Buzzsaw Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Hawk Younkins 100% 

Dynamo Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Kane Hodder 100% 

Fireball Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Justice Smith 50% 
  2. 2. Michael Dorn 50% 

Captain Freedom Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Hulk Hogan 100% 

Tony Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Kurt Fuller 100% 

Brenda Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Kelly Carlson 100% 


  • Dan: I think the 1987 futuristic thriller THE RUNNING MAN is one of Arnold Schwarzenegger's best movies. Roland Kickinger, who i've cast as Ben Richards, i've …
  • gostars3000: If they make a remake of The Running Man, they should have a real game show host star as Damon Killian. Like Regis Philbin, Alex …

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