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Stephen King and J.J. Abrams Team Up for Hulu Anthology ‘Castle Rock’

Series is the Second Collaboration Between the Two Following '11.23.63'

Horror novelist J.J. Abrams and producer J.J. Abrams will be collaborating for a horror anthology series on Hulu called “Castle Rock.” From Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros TV, “Castle Rock” is based on a series of short stories by King. It is named after Castle Rock, the fictional area in King’s native Maine that serves as the setting for a number of his novels, novellas, and short stories.

“Castle Rock” marks the second recent collaboration for Hulu, Abrams and King: The streaming service was the home of last year’s miniseries “11.22.63,” executive-produced by Abrams and based on King’s novel.

For a one minute teaser on the series, which has no launch date at present, click here

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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