David E. Kelley Developing Stephen King Series

Sep 10, 2019  •  Post A Comment

A new Stephen King TV project from David E. Kelley and “Lost’s” Jack Bender has landed at Spyglass Media Group’s TV division in what Deadline describes as a competitive situation. The project is a limited series based on King’s latest novel, “The Institute.”

The report notes that Kelley and Bender are “the same creative team behind the critically acclaimed ‘Mr. Mercedes,’ also based on a King novel.”

Deadline adds: “The announcement marks the first television acquisition for Spyglass and was made by Lauren Whitney, president of television for Spyglass. Additionally, Spyglass has set a multiyear first look deal with Bender to develop future projects for Spyglass, overseen by Whitney.”

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