The nine-hour thriller will be made by Bad Robot, a
production company run by producer and "Star Wars" director J.J.
Abrams, and Warner Bros. Television. King is an executive
In "11/22/63," a high school teacher travels back in time to try
to stop the assassination of Kennedy, but his mission is
threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love and a past that
does not want to change, Hulu said in a statement.
"If I ever wrote a book that cries out for long-form, event TV
programming, '11/22/63' is it," King said.
Hulu, known mainly as a home for next-day repeats of shows on
broadcast TV networks ABC, Fox and NBC, has released several
original series, but none have generated the buzz of Netflix Inc
hits such as "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black."
Hulu is owned by Walt Disney Co, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
and Comcast Corp. Warner Bros is a unit of Time Warner Inc.
(Reporting by Mary Milliken. Editing by Andre Grenon)
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