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Stephen King: In His Own Words about Adapting his Best-Selling Book for Apple TV+’s series Lisey’s Story

Lisey’s Story” is a deeply personal, pensive thriller that follows Lisey Landon (played by Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (played by Owen). A series of unsettling events causes Lisey to face memories of her marriage to Scott that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind. Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane DeHaan, Ron Cephas Jones and Sung Kang also star alongside Moore and Owen.

Directed by Pablo Larraín, “Lisey’s Story” hails from J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television. In a rare step, every episode of the series was personally written by Stephen King. King, Moore, and Larraín executive produce alongside Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Juan de Dios Larraín.

Description: Featuring both clips from the series and interviews with Stephen himself, J.J. Abrams, Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, and Pablo Larrain, this video explores the process Stephen underwent to adapt his own best-selling work for the first time and bring “Lisey’s Story” to life. He chats about how this is his most personal work, drawn from the unique bond he has with his own wife, and why it was important to take the reigns on this project.

The series is based on Stephen’s beloved novel by the same name, which stars Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Dane DeHaan, Joan Allen, and more and will be premiering on Apple TV+ on June 4th.

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