Newswire: Syfy to team up with Amblin TV for a Brave New World miniseries

Apparently back on the “classy” side of the ongoing cycle that sees it careening wildly between Arthur C. Clarke books and shows about ghosts and the doughy men that hunt them, Syfy is teaming up with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV for an adaptation of one of the classic novels of syence fyction: Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. Currently planned as a miniseries, the adaptation is being written by Les Bohem and produced by Amblin TV’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, the team that won the network an Emmy back in 2003.

Huxley’s novel, published in 1932, takes readers on a tour through a stratified, eugenically modified society where individual expression has been sacrificed in the name of global happiness. That social order is marginally disturbed, however, when a “savage” from outside the controlling World State is brought into contact with its people by disaffected psychologist Bernard …

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