A sci-fi classic is heading to SyFy. The network announced that it will collaborate with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television for their upcoming TV series based on Aldous Huxley’s classic novel of the same name, “Brave New World.”
“Brave New World” is considered to be one of the best English novels of all time and it is known as a very influential piece. In fact, with this creation it has inspired plenty of sci-fi works following its release to the public. What is it about? Here’s a synopsis from Amazon:
“’Community, Identity, Stability’ is the motto of Aldous Huxley’s utopian World State. Here everyone consumes daily grams of soma, to fight depression, babies are born in laboratories, and the most popular form of entertainment is a ‘Feelie,’ a movie that stimulates the senses of sight, hearing, and touch. Though there is no violence and everyone is provided for, Bernard Marx feels something is missing and senses his relationship with young women has the potential to be much more than the confines of their existence allow.”
That being said, Marx’s character is a person who doesn’t follow the system and ends up challenging it and threatening to cause an uproar.
In 2009, Ridley Scott acquired the rights to adapt “Brave New World” into film but he didn’t manage to do so.
The President of Syfy & Chiller, Dave Howe has also released a press release regarding the upcoming TV series:
“’Brave New World’ is one of the most influential genre classics of all time. its provocative vision of a future gone awry remains as powerful and as timeless as ever. Promising to be a monumental television event, ‘Brave New World’ is precisely the groundbreaking programming that is becoming the hallmark of Syfy.”
Well, it looks like the network itself has high expectations for the show and with that, we, the viewers can’t wait for “Brave New World.”
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