Stephen King and J.J. Abrams‘ inventive partnership is about to proceed in a serious means. Throughout a TCA occasion for the pair’s newest collaboration, an Apple TV+ miniseries adapting King’s novel Lisey’s Story, King revealed (by way of The Wrap) that he has spoken with Abrams about doubtlessly engaged on a brand new horror anthology collection. Whereas it is unknown precisely the place the anthology collection would find yourself — or what sort of tales it might be adapting — King teased that the challenge would contain “tiny horrors.”
“I’ve talked with JJ Abrams loads a few attainable anthology collection of tiny horrors,” King stated. “We acquired actually down and soiled about it and talked about issues that had been actually, actually scary.”
King and Abrams — significantly, Abrams’ Dangerous Robotic manufacturing firm — have labored collectively on a number of events, starting with Hulu’s adaptation of King’s time-traveling novel 11.22.63. Abrams additionally government produced Citadel Rock, Hulu’s two-season anthology collection that noticed King’s varied fictional characters share a single universe. The pair have additionally reunited for Lisey’s Story, with Dangerous Robotic producing the upcoming Julianne Moore-led miniseries.
“I’ve acquired a inventive relationship with J.J. Abrams that goes again to Misplaced, when Leisure Weekly put us collectively and we had a speak about that present,” King defined. “A bunch of us went out and noticed a scary film and I’ve been in contact with J.J. since then.”
“[Bad Robot has] acquired a fantastic group, they usually give nice Christmas presents on the finish of the 12 months,” King joked. “I like working with them. It’s been a fantastic relationship.”
Lisey’s Story focuses on Lisey (Moore) coping along with her husband’s (Clive Owen) demise years earlier and the threats that emerge when confronting that prospect. Throughout the identical occasion, King argued that Lisey’s Story additional proves that none of his works are thought of “unfilmable.”
“Be all the best way in, as a lot as attainable, or be all the best way out,” King detailed throughout a TCA occasion about his strategy to variations of his work, per The Hollywood Reporter. “There’s been a whole lot of tasks [where it’s like] step again, write books, possibly one thing will come alongside, a ardour challenge, and this was that, a ardour challenge.”
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Lisey’s Story is predicted to reach on Apple TV+ someday this summer time.