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HBO Max Orders Shining Series From J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions

HBO will continue its partnership with J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions by ordering a new adaptation of The Shining.

Overlook, is a horror-thriller series inspired by and featuring iconic characters from Stephen King’s masterpiece The Shining. Overlook explores the untold, terrifying stories of the most famous haunted hotel in American fiction and reunites Bad Robot with King and Warner Bros. Television, who previously collaborated on the acclaimed psychological-horror series Castle Rock for Hulu.

Overlook will be executive produced by J.J. Abrams and its Head of Television, Ben Stephenson. Rachel Rusch Rich, Bad Robot’s Executive Vice President of Television will serve as a co-executive producer. Warner Bros. International Television Distribution will be the global distributor for the programs.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Production Photo of J.J. Abrams Hanging Out With R2-D2

The Bad Robot production company tweeted a fantastic production photo for Star Wars: Episode VII of director J.J. Abrams and R2- D2 hanging out with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy at the workshop. Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2015.

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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot To Option Stephen King Novel ’11/22/63′ For TV Series

J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot is in negotiations for the rights to Stephen King‘s bestselling 2011 novel 11/22/63. The deal is being done through Warner Bros TV. The plan is to adapt the book as a TV series or miniseries, likely for cable.

11/22/63 centers on Jake, an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal that leads to 9/9/1958 and goes on a quest to try and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, which occurred on November 22, 1963.

The deal for 11/22/63 comes on the heels of CBS’ green light for a drama series based on King’s novel Under The Dome, which will air this summer.

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