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Despite working on it work over a year, Jonathan Demme has decided that, no, he doesn’t want to make Stephen King‘s JFK/time-travel novel 11/22/63 into a movie after all, citing creative differences as the reason for his departure from a project he once loved so dearly. “I loved certain parts of the book for the film more than Stephen did,” the Silence of the Lambs director said. “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.”

The book tells the story of Jake Epping, a teacher who discovers a wormhole in the back door of a diner that somehow connects him to 1958 and sets him on a journey trying to prevent the Kennedy assassination (see, the name of the book is a date for a reason! »

- T.J. Barnard

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