Hulu announced today that their upcoming series 11.22.63 will debut on President's Day, February 15, 2016. The nine-hour limited event series, based upon the New York Times best-selling 2011 novel written by Stephen King, will premiere Presidents Day, February 15, 2016, on Hulu. The streaming service has also released the first photos from 11.22.63, featuring stars James Franco, Josh Duhamel and Sarah Gadon.
On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy was killed, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? The Hulu Original series 11.22.63 is a thriller in which high school history teacher Jake Epping (James Franco) travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 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. J.J. Abrams, Stephen King, Bridget Carpenter and Bryan Burk serve as executive producers. Academy Award-winning Director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, State of Play, Black Sea) directs and executive produces the first two hours.
James Franco is coming off performances in the indie dramas True Story, Wild Horses and The Adderall Diaries, along with the second season of his web series Making a Scene with James Franco. The actor has a slew of upcoming movies such as I Am Michael, Queen of the Desert and lending his voice to the animated comedy Sausage Party. Josh Duhamel will next be seen in Beyond Deceit.
Are you excited for this upcoming series based on Stephen King's beloved novel? The President's Day holiday is certainly the perfect time to premiere a series like this, which has plenty of historical and Presidential significance. We'll keep you posted as soon as the first trailer arrives. Until then, check out these photos, and stay tuned for more on 11.22.63.