Hulu orders new series from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King
The 9-hour event series is based on King’s novel about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy called 11/22/63.
"The thriller is about a high school English teacher who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It’s produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Person of Interest, Fringe, Lost) and Warner Bros. Television.
The direct-to-series order was announced Monday by Craig Erwich, SVP and head of content, who joined Hulu in March. While the streaming service will be the U.S. home for 11/22/63, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution will distribute the series globally. This is the first collaboration between Hulu and WBTV…."