Apple today revealed that “Lisey’s Story”, the highly anticipated limited series based on the best-selling novel adapted and written by author Stephen King himself, will make its global debut on Friday, 4th June 2021 exclusively on Apple TV+.
Featuring a star-studded cast led by Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore and Academy Award-nominee Clive Owen, the eight-episode Apple Original series will premiere with the first two episodes, followed by new episodes every Friday.
“Lisey’s Story” is a deeply personal, pensive thriller that follows Lisey Landon (played by Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (played by Clive Owen). A series of unsettling events causes Lisey to face memories of her marriage to Scott that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind.
Directed by Pablo Larraín, “Lisey’s Story” hails from J. J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane DeHaan, Ron Cephas Jones and Sung Kang star alongside Moore and Owen. In a rare step, every episode of the series was personally written by Stephen King. King, Moore, and Larraín as executive producer alongside Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Juan de Dios Larraín.
Check out the first set below:
Episode 1. Ron Cephas Jones
Episode 1. Julianne Moore and Clive Owens
Episode 3. Julianne Moore and Joan Allen
Episode 3. Dane DeHaan
Episode 4. Julianne Moore and Clive Owens
Episode 6. Jennifer Jason Leigh as Darla, the no-nonsense sister of Julianne Moore’s Lisey, going through the late husband’s belongings.