J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot looking to option Stephen King novel for TV

Stephen King - 11/22/63J.J. Abrams production company, Bad Robot, is looking to option Stephen King’s 11/22/63 for TV – either as a series or mini-series, likely to be destined for cable.

11/22/63 tells the story of Jake, a divorcee’ and English Teacher who finds a portal that takes him back to 9/9/1958 and decides to try and stop the assassination of JFK, which of course took place on November 22nd, 1963.

The deal with be completed through Warner Bros. TV, where Bad Robot has a production deal.

This is of course in the early stages, so no air date can be speculated yet. But King fans can tide themselves over for now with the authors Under The Dome, the series airing on CBS this summer.