First part of Stephen King miniseries “11.22.63” to be screened at Bangor Mall Cinemas

James Franco and Sarah Gadon in "11.22.63." (Alex Dukay/Hulu)

James Franco and Sarah Gadon in “11.22.63.” (Alex Dukay/Hulu)

Zone Radio 100.3 WKIT, 103.1/ 98.3 FM WZLO and AM 620 The Pulse WZON, in partnership with Bangor Mall Cinemas is proud to present the first two episodes of Stephen King’s Hulu miniseries “11.22.63,” to be shown at the Bangor cinemas on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15 starting at 8 p.m.  

Tickets to the event are only available through Zone Radio on-air contests beginning on Monday, Feb. 8 right up through the day of the event. Zone Radio is owned by Stephen King.

Based on Stephen King’s 2011 novel “11.22.63,” this thriller takes a present day Maine high school teacher, played by James Franco, back in time on a mission to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy. This Hulu original series will have 8 episodes, also stars Chris Cooper and Josh Duhamel, and was produced by J.J. Abrams, of recent Star Wars and Star Trek movie fame. The series’ first two episodes will be released on the internet streaming service Hulu, starting on Presidents Day and subsequent episodes being released weekly.

“Bangor Mall Cinemas is extremely proud to be the preferred theater of Stephen King and the Zone Radio Group. Once again we will partner to bring another Stephen King project to life on the big screen right here in Bangor,” said Bangor Mall Cinemas general manager Scott Warren. “This premiere is just another chapter in a long line of tremendous entertainment by Mr. King. Those lucky enough to be a part of this will understand why these events are so popular.”

Emily Burnham

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Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.