This Presidents day sees the launch of Hulu’s eight part mini-series 11.22.63 starring James Franco as Jake Epping, a teacher who travels back in time to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy. 11.22.63 is based on the best-selling 2011 novel by Stephen King who executive produces alongside J.J. Abrams, Bridget Carpenter, and Bryan Burk. Oscar winning Kevin MacDonald directs the first two episodes.
Here’s the official synopsis:
Hulu Original series 11.22.63 is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping (James Franco) travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love and the past itself, which doesn’t want to be changed. Also starring Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, T.R. Knight, Cherry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Lucy Fry, George MacKay and Daniel Webber.
11.22.63 premieres on Hulu on February 15th, 2016.