Frank Darabont (b. 28 Jan 1959) is a Hungarian-American filmmaker who has has written and directed film adaptations of several of Stephen King stories, as well as The Walking Dead.
A good friend of Stephen King and a lifelong fan, Darabont bought the film rights to several of King's works, most of which for only one dollar. Darabont is now focusing on making a film based off of The Long Walk.
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