'Lisey's Story': Live stream, release date, cast and all you need to know about the Apple TV+ series starring Julianne Moore

Stephen King and JJ Abrams are set to enthrall the viewers once again with the upcoming Apple TV+ series 'Lisey's Story'


                            'Lisey's Story': Live stream, release date, cast and all you need to know about the Apple TV+ series starring Julianne Moore
A promotional images from the Apple TV+ series 'Lisey's Story' (Apple)

Best-selling author Stephen King and renowned Hollywood producer JJ Abrams will be collaborating once again for the upcoming series ‘Lisey’s Story’ featuring Julianne Moore and Clive Owen in lead roles. The series will be premiering exclusively on Apple TV+.

The series follows the life of Lisey Landon, played by Moore, and her life after two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon, played by Owen. It will also show how she manages to live her life in serious doubts as unsettling events start to haunt her memories.

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‘Lisey’s Story’ will be the third collaboration between King and Abrams after the Hulu series ‘11.22.63’ and ‘Castle Rock’. Both series received universal acclaim and were considered to be a massive hit among the viewers. The frequent collaborators will be hoping to get the same results with their upcoming project as well.

Release date

There is no confirmed release date for ‘Lisey’s Story’ as of yet. However, it is reported that the series will premiere on Apple TV+ in summer 2021.

Stephen King at the North Point Boulevard Walmart on November 11, 2009, in Dundalk, Maryland (Getty Images)

 

Plot

The latest television adaptation of one of Stephen King’s acclaimed horror novels will chronicle the journey of Lisey Landon and how her life changes after a series of unsettling events. The official synopsis reads: “The show is a deeply personal thriller that follows Lisey Landon (played by Oscar winner Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (played by Clive Owen). A series of unsettling events causes Lisey to face memories of her marriage that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind.”

Cast

Julianne Moore

The Academy Award-winning actress will be playing the role of Lisey Landon in the upcoming series. Moore has become an integral part of television lately and has given many award-winning performances in recent times. In 2013, she was a part of the TV movie ‘Game Change’ in which she played the role of former Governor Sarah Palin who became Senator John McCain's running mate in the 2008 Presidential election.

Julianne Moore at the Top of the Standard in New York on October 1, 2019, in New York City (Getty Images)

 

The actress received universal acclaim for her acting and won her first-ever Golden Globe trophy in 2013. She also won the best actress trophy at the Primetime Emmys for the same. Apart from that, Moore is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated actresses of this generation and has an Oscar to her name as well. She is one of only two actresses (the other is Juliette Binoche) to win the European Best Actress Triple Crown for wins at the Berlin, Cannes, and Venice film festivals. 

Clive Owen

Owen has been a part of the industry for more than three decades now and started his career with TV in 1987. For the most part of his initial career, he starred in various TV movies and shows such as ‘Chancer’, ‘The Magician’, ‘The Echo’, and ‘Second Sight: Kingdom of the Blind’.

Clive Owen at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on November 17, 2019, in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)

 

In 2004, he gained prominence with the movie ‘Closer’ which made him earned his first-ever Oscar nomination. Unfortunately, he lost at the Academy Awards but won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for the movie. ‘Sin City’, ‘Children of Men’, ‘Shoot Em’ Up’, ‘The Knick’ and ‘American Crime Story’ are some of the high-end projects he has appeared on.

Creators

Created by Stephen King, the highly-anticipated series is being helmed by Pablo Larrain. Born in Chile, Larrain is known for directing ‘The Fugitives’ and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Jackie’ featuring Natalie Portman in the lead.

JJ Abrams at Cineworld Leicester Square on December 18, 2019, in London, England (Getty Images)

 

The upcoming show will be produced by JJ Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Juan de Dios Larraín. Meanwhile, Pablo Larrain, Stephen King, and Julianne Moore will serve as executive producers.

Trailer

A trailer for the series is not out yet. Watch this space for an update when the trailer drops.

Where to watch and how to live stream

The series is reported to have its premiere on Apple TV+ in summer 2021.

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