Hulu has released the full-length trailer for their epic event series 11.22.63. Arriving in nine one-hour episodes, 11.22.63 is set to premiere on President's Day, February 15, 2016. This exciting sci-fi drama is based upon the New York Times best-selling 2011 novel written by Stephen King. It 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.
Get ready to experience Stephen King's beloved novel in a whole new way. The President's Day holiday is certainly the perfect time to premiere a series like this, which has plenty of historical and Presidential significance. Take a look at the full-length trailer, and stay tuned for more on 11.22.63.