J.J. Abrams to Adapt Stephen King's John F. Kennedy Novel as TV Series
Another novel by Stephen King may head to the small screen. J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company and Warner Bros. TV are reportedly currently in negotiations to turn King's "11/22/63" into either a TV series or a miniseries, likely for cable channel.
The bestselling 2011 novel centers on Jake, an unassuming divorced English teacher who attempts to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy which occurred on November 22, 1963. Using a time portal, he travels back to five years before Kennedy's murder and stalks the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Details of the potential new TV show are still scarce. The project was originally set up to become a movie with Jonathan Demme envisioned as the director.
"Under the Dome", a TV adaptation of King's other novel of the same title, will debut Monday, June 24 at 10 P.M. on CBS.
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