Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Darren Aronofsky To Helm Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam Trilogy For HBO

addam5.jpg
addam4.jpg

Darren Aronofsky looks to have acquired an appetite for the disastrous - and no, that's not a statement on Noah.

Word comes from Deadline that the director of the biblical epic is looking to helm a miniseries adaptation of Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam trilogy for HBO.

Set in a dystopian mid-21st century world that has been raved by obscure event, Atwood's trilogy (Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood and MaddAddam) is a heady blend of speculative fiction and adventure. Centring on an extensive cast of characters from the corporations who caused the disaster and those caught up in surviving, Atwood's work appears ripe for a twisting, turning big budget miniseries.

The author herself is attached to serve as consulting producer, while Aronofsky himself could direct.

Are you a fan of the trilogy? Are you worried that HBO and Aronofsky could ruin the work, or are you excited by the notion of seeing a small screen adaptation? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

(Images: Rex; Wikipedia)

[Via: ComingSoon.net]

Related

rules-of-attraction.jpg

Rules of Attraction series on the way

constantine-tv.jpg

Constantine TV trailer

broadchurch.jpg

Broadchurch remake trailer

the-omen.jpg

Evil Damien heading to TV

charlie2.jpg

Charlie Cox Cast As Daredevil

the-strain-trailer.jpg

Scary new trailer for The Strain

Comments

More

Jason Isaacs on death and tennis

While he makes porridge, we climb inside Jason Isaacs' mind

by Ralph Jones
16 Jan 2017

Watch Alec Baldwin destroy Trump’s press conference on Saturday Night

America is going to be 'literally showered with jobs'

16 Jan 2017

Sherlock season finale had a surprising hidden guest star

Hope they didn't pay him for this

by Jamie Carson
16 Jan 2017

Watch this newsreader have a meltdown over a dress

It'll be all white on the night

13 Jan 2017

Peaky Blinders creator releases update on season 4

He confirmed the return of a series favourite

by Jamie Carson
12 Jan 2017

This major 'Breaking Bad' character will appear in 'Better Call Saul'

What does family taste like?

by Emily Badiozzaman
12 Jan 2017

Limmy on mental health, millennials and the sitcom that never happened

We had the pleasure of interviewing the polymath Scottish comedian. Surprisingly down to earth, and actually VERY funny.

by Tristan Cross
12 Jan 2017

The BBC is launching Mrs Brown's Boys chatshow - could it be good?

Brendan O’Carroll’s comic creation gets a new show

by Dave Fawbert
11 Jan 2017

The Coen brothers are creating a Western TV series

Darn tootin' we're excited

by Emily Badiozzaman
11 Jan 2017

Here’s everything you need to know about Tom Hardy’s ‘Taboo’

This ain't no 'Poldark'

by Emily Badiozzaman
06 Jan 2017