'Castle Rock' News & Update: J.J. Abrams Collaborate With Stephen King For Limited Series On Hulu
Feb 20, 2017 09:29 AM EST
"Castle Rock" is a limited series to be streamed in Hulu. The new limited series is a collaboration by J.J. Abrams and Stephen King.
According to Deadline, "Castle Rock" is based on short stories by Stephen King. The series is titled based on a fictional area of King's native Maine. The place is also the setting for most of King's novels. This limited series to be streamed on Hulu is written by Sam Shaw and dusty Thomason.
"Castle Rock" is the second collaboration of Abrams and King. The first one was 11.22.63 that was adapted by writer Bridget Carpenter for the Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV. James Franco starred on 11.22.63 on Hulu.
Some of the novels by King that had "Castle Rock" as its setting include "Cujo," "The Dead Zone" and "The Body" according to Variety. King's novels are being adapted these days and do not only streamed on Hulu.
"The Dark Tower" which is also a novel by King is being adapted for film. This film adaptation is being starred by Idris Elba. A new adaptation of "It" is also coming on Sept. 8. "The Mist" is also another novel by King that has been greenlit by Spike. "Castle Rock" is the latest one that is in development for Hulu.
Meanwhile, The Los Angeles Times reported that "Castle Rock" is to put in altogether the characters and the themes that were using the Castle Rock location. All of these locations were King's fictional places that can be found in his books.
There is no specific date as to when "Castle Rock" will be aired. This is another limited series that may pick up to be a long term one. Although it is not known as of yet if the series will have more storylines as it progresses or it will remain to be a limited series.