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Last August, we reported that director Jonathan Demme had signed on to direct 11/22/63, an adaptation of Stephen King's latest novel. Today, we have word that the filmmaker has bowed out of the project. Here's what the director had to say in a recent interview, revealing he let go of the option due to creative differences with the author.

"That's off the table. 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 we were too apart on what we felt should be in and what should be out of the script. I had an option and I let it go. But I hope it's moving forward, I really want to see that movie."

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