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Director Jonathan Demme has one less potential project on his desk.  A little over a year ago, Demme signed on to write, produce, and direct an adaptation of Stephen King’s sci-fi novel 11/22/63.  It was rather exciting news, as the story centers on a 35-year-old high school English teacher who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Well it appears that Demme and King didn’t exactly see eye to eye on how to adapt the project, as the director has now exited the project.  Hit the jump to find out why. During an interview with The Playlist, Demme explained how he fell off the adaptation: "This is a big book, with lots in it. And I loved certain parts of the book for the film more than Stephen did. We're friends, and I had a lot of fun working on the script, but »

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