After an enormously successful collaboration on the critically acclaimed Into the West
, TNT is teaming once again with DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg
, this time for an epic, six-hour adaptation of Stephen King
and Peter Straub's other-worldly adventure "The Talisman."
This project also returns the drama network to King territory after such high-profile projects as Salem's Lot
, one of cables most popular movies of 2004, and this years "Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King."
Written in 1984, "The Talisman" marks the first collaboration between bestselling authors King and Straub. It tells the story of Jack Sawyer, a boy who goes on a quest through this world and through a parallel world known as The Territories, experiencing both good and evil in each. His goal is to obtain a mysterious talisman that will save his dying mothers life, as well as the life of her twinner, the Queen of The Territories.