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Pablo Larraín Doesn’t Know When He Can Finish Stephen King’s AppleTV+ Miniseries ‘Lisey’s Story’

Pablo Larraín Doesn’t Know When He Can Finish Stephen King’s AppleTV+ Miniseries ‘Lisey’s Story’

Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín knows he’s been fortunate during the pandemic. He just sold his Kristen-Stewart-as-Princess-Diana biopic “Spencer” to Neon and Topic Studios for a cool $4 million out of the virtual Cannes market. He also has an Apple TV+ series in the works with Warner Bros. Television and Bad Robot, “Lisey’s Story,” which Stephen King adapted from his novel and stars Julianne Moore as a widow in free-fall after the death of her husband.

However, like everything else, production on “Lisey’s Story” shut down in mid-March. “We were [shooting] for six months in a row and we had a few weeks left, and we had to stop, so I guess we’re wondering and seeing how we restart, how are those conditions. I don’t have clarity today,” Larraín said during a recent Cannes market conversation with Mubi founder and CEO Efe Cakarel.

Perhaps an even greater concern, he said,

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