Acclaimed writer Aldous Huxley is best known for his 1932 novel Brave New World, which you probably had to read in high school. (A new TV adaptation of that book is currently airing on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.) But while Brave New World explored a dystopian world, Huxley’s final novel, the 1962 book Island, served as a counterpoint, diving into the idea of a utopian society instead. Now Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Appian Way production company is set to make an Island TV series. Get the details below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Aldous Huxley‘s 1932 classic novel Brave New World has been adapted into TV movies twice before, but now the dystopian story is becoming a full-blown series on the USA Network.
Despite the project initially being developed back in 2015 over at Syfy, USA has now given the Brave New World TV show a straight-to-series order. Universal Content Productions will co-produce the series with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. Read on to learn more about who’s involved in the new show.
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Just after greenlighting a TV series adaptation of Lev Grossman’s fantasy novel The Magicians, this time SyFy is reaching into the classic library for a new project. Today the network announced they will reteam with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television for a Brave New World TV series, based on Aldous Huxley‘s 1932 dystopian sci-fi classic of the same name. Read More »
In June 2008 we told you that Ridley Scott‘s next film would likely be first major Hollywood adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s 1932 classic Brave New World, possibly with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead.
Over a year later, the project has just now been officially announced and set up at Universal. Scott will produce, and hopes to direct. Dicaprio will produce, and might star. DiCaprio and Scott’s involvement beyond producing depends on the script and the timing of the development, which has has only just begun. According to RiskyBiz, Apocalypto scribe Farhad Safinia has been hired to pen the adaptation, and will begin shortly.
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