Grant Morrison To Adapt Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ For TV

Grant Morrison at disinfo.con (C) TDC Entertainment

Grant Morrison’s iconic performance at the one-off disinfo.con event in 2000 has inspired many a disinfonaut into trying sigil magick. His legendary graphic novel series The Invisibles unleashed a generation of occult explorers. Now he’s going to make the science fiction classic by Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, into a TV series for Syfy in the US. Variety has the details:

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions have tapped comic book writer Grant Morrison and writer-director Brian Taylor to adapt Aldous Huxley’s iconic sci-fi novel “Brave New World,” which is set up at Amblin Television. Morrison and Taylor will serve as executive producers, along with Amblin Television co-presidents Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.

Huxley’s novel, published in 1931, looks 632 years into the future and anticipates new developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation and classical conditioning that combine to profoundly change society.

Universal Cable Productions is also developing Morrison’s “Happy!” — a graphic novel he co-created with artist Darick Robertson — for Syfy. Morrison and Taylor are set as executive producers and co-wrote the pilot, with Taylor attached to direct…

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