Apple TV Plus has finally released the first trailer for an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Lisey’s Story. The interesting thing about the adaptation is that the novel was completely adapted (all eight episodes) and written by the author of the novel, Stephen King. The series was directed by Pablo Larraín (Jackie, Emma) who is also the executive producer along with King, J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson, Juan de Dios Larraín and Julianne Moore who plays the lead role.
The series is described as a very personal and terrifying thriller that follows the widow Lisey Landon as a series of disturbing events bring to life memories of her marriage to author Scott Landon and the darkness that haunted him…
Along with Moore (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Clive Owen (The Knick), Joan Allen (Room), Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Dane DeHaan (ZeroZeroZero), Ron Cephas Jones (This Is) play the lead roles. Us) and Sung Kang (F9: The Fast Saga).
Lisey’s Story was published in 2006 and was nominated for a World Fantasy Award in 2007, while an earlier excerpt from Lisey and the Madman was published in McSweeney’s Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories in 2004 and was nominated for a Bram Stoker the same year. Award. In our country, the translated novel was published in 2008 by Algorithm.
The novel is partly inspired by an incident in King’s own life, when he was hit by a van in 1999 and nearly killed. Upon returning home, he discovered that his wife Tabitha had rearranged his office, with all the papers neatly stacked in boxes. Which prompted him to think about what would happen to his papers and books when he really died.
Lisey’s Story arrives on Apple TV Plus on June 4, more precisely when the first two episodes of the series arrive, while the new episodes will go on a weekly basis.