11.22.63: James Franco tries to rewrite history in exclusive teaser, poster
James Franco is on a mission to change the past in Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of the Stephen King thriller 11.22.63 — but what if the past doesn’t want to be changed?
That’s one of the mind-twisting questions raised in the eight-part limited series, which stars Franco as a teacher who gets mentored by a diner owner (Chris Cooper) to travel back in time and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
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In an exclusive clip from the show, Al (Cooper) speaks to a bewildered Jake (Franco) about his research into the truth of the murder, including what Lee Harvey Oswald had to do with it.
“Guy didn’t make sense,” Al says ominously. “U.S. Marine, defected to Russia, came back. But everyone who wrote about Oswald studied him after the assassination. I saw him before.”
Watch the full clip above, and see an exclusive poster below. 11.22.63 premieres Feb. 15.