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Fast & Furious star Sung Kang cast in Apple TV+'s Stephen King Drama 'Lisey's Story'

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Sung Kang (Image credit: ROB LATOUR/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK)

What you need to know

  • Sung Kang has been cast in Apple TV+ Drama Lisey's Story.
  • Lisey's Story is based on a Stephen King book, and will be produced by J,J, Abrams.
  • Kang is best known for his role as Han in the Fast & Furious franchise.

Actor Sung Kang has been cast in Apple TV+ drama Lisey's Story, based on a novel of the same name by Stephen King.

As reported by Variety, Kung will play Officer Dan Beckman, a police officer assigned to watch the house of Lisey Moore. The story follows Moore two years after the death of her husband, along with Jim Dooley (Dan Dehaan), a fan of the late Scott Moore who wants to see his unpublished writings see the light of day.

The series is based on a 2006 novel by Stephen King, and the eight episodes will be produced by J.J. Abrams.

Kang is best known for his role as Han in Fast & Furious, however, has starred in several other movies and tv shows. He has also successfully produced. As the show remains in the casting stage, it is unlikely we will see the show for a while. We can probably expect Lisey's Story to debut sometime in the second half of next year.

Earlier today, it emerged that Finn Jones (Game of Thrones) would star in the second season of Apple TV+ hit-show Dickinson, which was renewed for another round before the first series even went to air. Also added to the lineup is Pico Alexander, who will star opposite Hailee Steinfeld.

Stephen Warwick
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.

1 Comment
  • Should that be CliVe Owen or is there a Clie Owen? When I do a google search, it seems to think I want Clive Owen as well.