Underrated Stephen King Miniseries Is A Hulu Hidden Gem: “I cried so hard I gave myself a headache”

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We all love a gripping Stephen King tale and have been spoiled with a constant stream of cinematic adaptations of his best work. And, because King projects are so steadily produced, we sometimes overlook some hidden gems. One of these hidden gems is the thrilling sci-fi limited series 11.22.63 via Hulu, which remains one of the most underrated titles in all the land. Allow us to give you a brief crash course in the almost-forgotten series. 

Per the Hulu Synopsis, 

“Imagine having the power to change history. Would you journey down the “rabbit hole?” This eight–part event series follows Jake Epping (James Franco), an ordinary high school teacher, presented with the unthinkable mission of traveling back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Jake travels to the past in order to solve the most enduring mystery of the 20th century: who killed JFK, and could it have been stopped? But as Jake will learn, the past does not want to be changed. And trying to divert the course of history may prove fatal.”

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Stephen King fans loved this show and were sad they never got a second season. Many viewers are still raving about the limited series all these years later.

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11.22.63  was developed by Bridget Carpenter. It is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. The series starred James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry, George MacKay, Daniel Webber, T. R. Knight, Annette O’Toole, and Josh Duhamel.

This Stephen King adaptation aired on Hulu in 2016. All eight episodes are still currently available on the streamer. 

Did you watch 11.22.63 when it originally aired? Or did you binge it all afterward? Either way, let us know what you think of this Stephen King adaptation at @DreadCentral.



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