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Julianne Moore, set to star in Stephen King’s ‘Lisey’s Story,’ says Pablo Larrain will helm

Stephen King wrote all eight episodes himself, adapting his 2006 horror-romance novel for the forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service.

Pablo Larrain, pictured in 2016. –Emily Berl/The New York Times

“Jackie’’ director Pablo Larrain is lined up to direct miniseries “Lisey’s Story,’’ with Julianne Moore set to star.

Stephen King wrote all eight episodes himself, adapting his 2006 horror-romance novel for the forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. The story, which King has called a personal favorite among his books, follows a widow two years after her husband’s passing, who gradually begins to uncover startling truths about her husband.

Powerhouse producer J.J. Abrams — who previously teamed with King on Hulu series “11.22.63’’ and “Castle Rock’’ — will executive-produce (through his Bad Robot Productions company), as will King and Moore.