The Cupertino, California, company ordered an eight-episode adaptation of Lisey's Story, King's 2006 horror-romance novel for its The Hollywood Reporter. Apple likely paid a tidy sum for the show, since it reportedly sparked a bidding war involving several companies., according to
Oscar winner Julianne Moore will reportedly star as Lisey Landon, who's trying to move on two years after her novelist husband's death. As you'd expect from horror master King, she ends up facing some dark, repressed realities about her husband and has to deal with one of his fans stalking her.
King will apparently write all the episodes, which are being produced by Abrams and his production company Bad Robot. It'll be executive produced by Moore, King, Abrams and Bad Robot TV boss Ben Stephenson, Hollywood Reporter noted.
Neither Apple, Abrams, Moore nor King immediately responded to requests for comment.
Sara Bareilles romantic comedy Little Voice and Jennifer Garner-starring drama .director Abrams is already involved in two shows that'll appear on -- the
First published at 3:26 a.m. PT.
Updated at 4:06 a.m. PT: Adds more details.