Another new Stephen King adaptation has been announced and this time its coming to Apple’s new streaming service.
After a multi-outlet bidding war, Apple secured the new limited series, according to an exclusive in The Hollywood Reporter.
Lisey’s Story, based on King’s 2006 bestseller, will star Oscar winner Julianne Moore in the lead with King writing all eight episodes of the series himself.
Moore will not only star in the series, but will executive produce alongside King, JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot Productions.
According to the official synopsis of the original story from King’s website:
Two years after her husband’s death, Lisey Landon decides it’s time to go through his office to clear out his papers. Scott Landon was a bestselling novelist and Lisey has been besieged by people wanting to buy any of his unpublished work but she is determined not to let that happen. As she begins the process of cleaning, she is contacted by an unsavory character who claims that if she does not turn over the papers, he will make her suffer the consequences. Finding strength she did not know she had and never used during their marriage, Lisey refuses, and true to his word, “Zack McCool” begins to stalk her. Lisey begins to remember strange events from her marriage that she had suppressed and finds clues that may help save her life.
According to THR, the production is currently on the hunt for directors for the upcoming series.
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