Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

David Benioff and DB Weiss to adapt The Three-Body Problem and two sequels with Alexander WooGame of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and DB Weiss are to adapt a series of hit science fiction novels by Chinese author Liu Cixin for Netflix. Together with Alexander Woo, who has worked on television series including True Blood, Benioff and Weiss’s first project in a reported $200m (£164m) deal with the streaming giant will see the showrunners bring The Three-Body Problem and its two sequels – known as the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy – to television.Netflix’s Peter Friedlander described the books as having “changed what science fiction meant to me for ever”, saying: “[Cixin’s] ability to interweave science with fiction made his vision of the future and extraterrestrial contact feel more realistic than any other science fiction I’ve read. I was also drawn in by the story of all of humanity [being] vulnerable to the same external threat and how this both unifies and divides humans.” Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-01 14:29:32 UTC ]
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