At their Tudum event today, Netflix shared an update on their highly anticipated adaptation of Liu Cixin. The three body problem. First announced in 2020, the upcoming live-action series from game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss will arrive sometime next year. Netflix shared a behind-the-scenes sneak peek showing some character moments.
Some of the actors set to star in the project include Benedict Wong (the martian, doctor strange), Eiza Gonzalez (baby driver), as well as John Bradley and Liam Cunningham of game of Thrones fame. Considered a masterpiece of modern science fiction, The three body problem it was first published in China in 2008. It was another six years before the novel reached the West, and it subsequently became the first Asian novel to win a Hugo Award. Cixin and Ken Liu, who translated two of the novels in the Memory of Earth’s past trilogy into English, they are inquiring about the live-action adaptation.
Netflix signed Benioff and Weiss to a lucrative $200 million deal in 2019. The 3 body problem It is the first project that the duo write for the company, although they also produced a series with Sandra Oh. Netflix is likely to share more information about the 3 body problem in the coming months.
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