New series The Outsider based on Stephen King's 2018 book

Still from the HBO show The Outsider starring Ben Mendelsohn (left) and Yul Vazquez. PHOTO: HBO
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LOS ANGELES - From the blockbuster It movies (2017 to 2019) to shows such as Under the Dome (2013 to 2015), Hollywood seems to have a bottomless appetite for Stephen King adaptations.

But the newest one, The Outsider, might surprise those who know King primarily for his horror stories.

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