The most famous dystopia of all time is about to hit television. According to Deadline, the independent studio, owned by Paul Lee, former head of the ABC network, has bought the rights to the theatrical show ‘ 1984′, by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan that premiered in 2013 to turn it into a series of five chapters.
Nineteen Eighty-Four is a British television adaptation of George Orwell’s 1949 novel of the same name, first aired on BBC television in December 1954, a production in which Parliament and many viewers questioned the subversive character and horrific content was raised.
The show, based on the novel by George Orwell, opened at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2013 and, from there, jumped to London’s West End and Broadway, starring Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge as the leads. The assembly was very controversial due to the harshness of its scenes that, according to some members of the public, such as Jennifer Lawrence, made many of the audience vomit and pass out.
The television adaptation is supervised by David Flynn. The authors of the show anticipate that it will be a bold new version of the classic in which society has become addicted to misinformation.
It is not the first time the novel has been brought to the screen. The BBC already broadcast one in 1954 directed by Rudolph Cartier. In cinema, there are at least four films inspired by the story. Among them, ‘El dormilón’, by Woody Allen, released in 1973 and with Diane Keaton in the cast; or ‘Brazil’, free version directed by Terry Gilliam and with Robert de Niro and Jonathan Pryce as protagonists.
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