Just a day after it hit shelves, Spyglass announced that it has secured the rights to Stephen King’s The Institute.
The novel will be adapted for television by David E. Kelley and Jack Bender who will develop the story. Bender will also serve as director of the limited series, while both he and Kelley will executive produce.
“Having the opportunity to work on a new and brilliant book by Stephen King is an absolute privilege,” said Spyglass’ Lauren Whitney. “We are thrilled to collaborate with this dream team, including the incomparable David E. Kelley, and Jack Bender, the architect behind this project, whose extensive directing and executive producing credits speak for themselves. After such a competitive pursuit, we have big plans for The Institute here at Spyglass.”