Watch the First Trailer for Stephen King’s JFK Assassination Adaptation, ‘11.22.63’
A new mini-series event from the mind of famed novelist Stephen King will explore the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in a way you’ve never seen before.
On Saturday, online streaming service Hulu released the first full-length trailer for 11.22.63, an eight-part series event based on King’s bestselling novel of the same name where a man travels back in time in an attempt to prevent the assassination of President Kennedy, but it turns out the past isn’t so easily changed.
Watch the pulse-pounding full trailer here:
The Hulu original stars James Franco, Chris Cooper, Sarah Gadon, and a host of other stars.
“Hulu Original series 11.22.63 is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping (James Franco) travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love and the past itself, which doesn’t want to be changed. Also starring Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, T.R. Knight, Cherry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Lucy Fry, George MacKay and Daniel Webber. The eight-part event series based upon the New York Times best-selling 2011 novel written by Stephen King premieres Presidents Day, Feb. 15, 2016, on Hulu. J.J. Abrams, Stephen King, Bridget Carpenter and Bryan Burk serve as executive producers. Academy Award®-winning Director Kevin Macdonald (Last King of Scotland, State of Play, Black Sea) directs and executive produces the first two hours.”
A new episode of the series will premiere once a week starting February 15.