James Franco Goes Back in Time to Stop JFK Assassination in ’11/22/63′ Teaser (Video)

J.J. Abrams’ adaptation of Stephen King novel to premiere on Hulu in 2016

James Franco is given an an impossible task in the first teaser released for Hulu’s limited series adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel “11/22/63.”

Franco plays Jake Epping, an ordinary high school teacher who is given the opportunity to go back in time — specifically, to 1960, just three years before JFK is assassinated.

The series also stars Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, T.R. Knight, Cherry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Lucy Fry, George MacKay and Daniel Webber.

The series, based on the 2011 best-selling novel by Stephen King, hails from J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot Productions, King, Warner Bros. Television and Bridget Carpenter (“The Red Road,” “Friday Night Lights”), who will write and executive produce the series.

“11/22/63” will premiere on Hulu on President’s Day, Feb. 15, 2016.

Watch the video.