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Stephen King Series Starring Julianne Moore Heads to Apple TV+

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Julianne Moore is set to star in  Apple TV+'s new series Lisey's Story, based on Stephen King's novel of the same name.

As The Hollywood Reporter noted, Apple ordered the eight-episode drama straight-to-series. King will write and executive produce the series, which marks a rare instance of the horror guru writing for the screen and an even rarer one of him writing for television. Moore will also executive produce, along with J.J. Abrams and Ben Stephenson of Bad Robot Productions.

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Oscar winner Moore will play the titular Lisey, a widow to a notable novelist. Years after his death, she undergoes a series of events that make her look back on parts of her husband's history that she's repressed and forgotten. And in true Stephen King fashion, his past is filled with darkness and mystery.

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This continues the trend of King adaptations over the past year, which includes the recently-released Pet Semetary, the massively successful film IT  and the Hulu series Castle Rock.

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Lisey's Story marks Apple’s third project from Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. It previously announced straight-to-series orders for Little Voice, executive produced by Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, and My Glory Was I Had Such Friends, starring Jennifer Garner.

Lisey's Story does not currently have a release date.

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