James Franco Investigates JFK Assassination in First ‘11.22.63’ Clip
We’re getting close to the premiere of Hulu’s James Franco / J.J. Abrams / Stephen King thriller 11.22.63, early buzz of which has been pretty strong. You can see for yourself in the first clip, as Franco learns of the deep mystery surrounding Lee Harvey Oswald and JFK’s assassination, as outlined by Chris Cooper. It’s like time-travel Mad Libs!
Entertainment Weekly released the first official clip from the new series debuting on Monday, February 15, along with a new poster that warns “When you fight the past, the past fights back.” Not even James Franco can make the past chill!
For those unaware, Hulu’s 11.22.63 follows high school English teacher Jake Epping (Franco) as he travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, only to find his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love, and a past that doesn’t want to be changed.
The series also stars Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, T.R. Knight, Cherry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Lucy Fry, George MacKay and Daniel Webber. Based upon the New York Times best-selling 2011 novel by Stephen King, the eight-part event series will officially premiere on Hulu this coming Presidents Day, February 15, 2016. J.J. Abrams, Stephen King, and more executive produce, with Kevin Macdonald directing and producing the first two hours.
You can watch the trailer for
James Franco, TimeCop 11.22.63 again below, including the first teasers, and stay tuned for more.