Tag Archives: 11/22/63

Hulu Gives Series Pickup to Jason Katims Drama ‘The Way’

Jason Katims is the latest A-list showrunner to set up shop at a digital outlet. Hulu has given a series order to “The Way,” a Universal TV drama about a family at the center of a controversial faith-based movement. […] Hulu’s SVOD service has been slower out of the gate on the original content front than rivals Netflix and Amazon. But it is revving up in the coming year with the Stephen King-J.J. Abrams event series “11/22/63″ and two new comedies, “Difficult People,” produced by Amy Poehler and starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, and “Casual,” from Jason Reitman. – Cynthia Littleton, Variety
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Hulu’s New Streaming Weapons Are Steven King And ‘Star Wars’ Heir J.J. Abrams

Hulu and Warner Bros. TV announced a direct-to-series order for 11/22/63, an original series from Steven King and Jeffrey Jacob Abrams , the auteur behind TV shows like Lost and Felicity and film reboots of Star Trek and the upcoming installment of Star Wars. The nine-part series is a thriller about a high school English teacher who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President Kennedy, only to find his mission threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love …. and (cue the Hammond organ) … the past itself. – Dade Hayes,Forbes 
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