The subsequent Stephen King novel to be tailored for the display screen is his 2006 e-book Lisey’s Story, which is being was a TV present for Apple’s nascent unique programming division. Now it has been reported that veteran actor Julianne Moore, who received an Oscar for Still Alice, will star in Lisey’s Story. She may even executively produce it, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.
King himself is writing all eight episodes of the primary season, whereas he is executively producing as nicely. Star Wars: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams and one other govt of Bad Robot, Ben Stephenson, are additionally govt producers on the present.
For Moore, the present is notable as a result of it is the primary time she’s enjoying a lead position on a TV present after a number of a long time working in movie, although she did win a Daytime Emmy for her recurring position on As The World Turns. She has been nominated for 5 Academy Awards, successful one for Still Alice.
Moore performs Lisey in a narrative set two years after her husband’s demise. “The series explores a series of events that causes her to begin facing amazing realities about her husband that she had repressed and forgotten,” Variety reported.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, a number of retailers bid for Lisey’s Story earlier than Apple in the end received out. It’s not instantly clear when Lisey’s Story will premiere or who else will star in it. According to THR, “high-profile” administrators are being hunted for it.
This is simply the newest display screen adaptation of a King novel. There have been so many through the years, together with motion pictures like The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption, and Green Mile, in addition to the newer movies like It and Pet Semetary. In phrases of TV productions, there have been reveals primarily based on King’s The Mist and Under the Dome, simply to call a pair.