Jonathan Demme to Direct Stephen King's ‘11/22/63’

The story centers on a high school English teacher who travels back in time to try to prevent President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
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Jonathan Demme to Direct Stephen King's ‘11/22/63’

Jonathan Demme to adapt Stephen King's upcoming novel 11/22/63 Director Jonathan Demme has picked up feature rights for Stephen King's upcoming novel 11/22/63, and is planning to write and direct the adaptation.

The book centers on Jake Epping, a 35-year-old high school English teacher from Maine who travels back in time to try to prevent President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Jonathan Demme is planning to begin production in fall 2012.

Sources:Variety

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  • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 4 years ago

    I really hate the concept, really lame.

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    • ejk1 • 4 years ago

      Shouldn't Demme wait to see if this upcoming novel is any good?

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      • bawnian-dexeus • 4 years ago

        Why not a film about finding the man who plotted it?

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        • jayaottley • 4 years ago

          Interesting concept but erm what about the other 3 movies stated above in the related stories that he is meant to be making hmmmm.

          Until then we wait, but love the synopsis, going to have to grab the book when its released

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