Dane DeHaan Latest Addition to Apple TV Adaptation of Stephen King's Lisey's Story
The actor recently wrapped production on Amazon Studio's ZeroZeroZero and has been tapped for a leading role in the upcoming limited series.
By Chris Morse
The upcoming Apple TV limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story continues to move forward with another casting addition. As revealed by Deadline earlier today, the latest new arrival to the project is Dane DeHaan, who has appeared in such recent movies as The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
The actor will play the part of Jim Dooley, a huge fan of the late novelist's works who has a strong desire to see the writer's unpublished books released to the public. He will appear opposite Julianne Moore.
Lisey’s Story is a dark tale of psychological horror that follows Lisey Landon, the widow of a famous novelist who recently passed away. The story takes place both in the present as well as the past as Lisey recalls traumatic memories of her time with her husband, his fans, his special gift, and his own past filled with death and severe mental illness across his family’s troubled history.
The series stars Oscar winner Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Clive Owen (Gemini Man), Joan Allen (Room), and Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), and will be produced under J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions banner, with the leading lady also on board as executive producer alongside Ben Stephenson. Pablo Larrain is directing with author Stephen King penning each episode. Abrams has been working with Apple on a number of exclusive projects recently, with this adaptation being only the latest.
There’s no word yet on when the Lisey’s Story limited series will make its way to Apple’s streaming service, but we will be sure to keep you posted with all the latest right here on Dead Entertainment.