The series is expected to premiere this summer. Photo: Apple TV + | Apple TV +
After being announced in 2019 and after facing a series of delays caused by the pandemic, Apple TV + has managed to present a first look at the series « Lisey’s Story”, Adaptation of a novel by the prolific American writer Stephen King, which promises to arrive sometime this summer.
King He has described the creation of this novel as one of the most disturbing endeavors he has faced in his entire career, making it one of his most personal works yet.
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Pablo Larraín’s adaptation of Stephen King’s #LiseysStory starring Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane DeHaan and Ron Cephas Jones will be released on Apple TV + this summer. pic.twitter.com/FiDr9gw5Y3
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Far from presenting a complete preview, the streaming service has chosen to present a first look at the aesthetics that the production will present. The series will focus on Lisey landon, who two years after the death of her husband takes the initiative to order the papers in his office after having gone through his period of mourning.
Scott landon was a very successful writer in life and Lisey she has been pressured to sell any of her husband’s unpublished works, although she remains determined not to. One day she will be contacted by a strange man who demands that she not continue to review the documents or will make her face the consequences.
The winner of the Oscar Julianne Moore She will star in a story in which her character must confront her husband’s personal demons and explore the mysterious territory where he used to find inspiration. Clive Owen, Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane Dehaan Y Ron Cephas Jones complement their cast.
The series is directed by the filmmaker Pablo Larrain, known for his work on the film “Jackie”. Even though the same King was in charge of writing the scripts, in addition to being strongly involved in the production, the author would acknowledge trusting the work of Larrain in this adaptation.
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“He has a lot of ideas that don’t come from the story line of thought, but they are visually beautiful things, with a lot of energy involved. It is like having greater depth of perception, because I am one eye and he is the other ”, the author commented last year.