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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jul 14, 2019.

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Is Finally Getting a Modern TV Adaptation

Aldous Huxley's <i>Brave New World</i> Is Finally Getting a Modern TV Adaptation

Hollywood’s been trying to get a new live-action adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World off the ground for years, and it’s finally about to happen thanks to the USA Network, surprisingly.

Today, The Hollywood Reporter says the network announced that Fear the Walking Dead producer David Wiener has signed on to write and showrun the 10-episode-long first season that’s set to film in the...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Apr 17, 2019. 11 comments

Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series

Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series

The much-shuffled Brave New World TV series just got a big boost with some major casting news: Alden Ehrenreich, last seen piloting the Millennium Falcon in Solo: A Star Wars Story, will play lead character John the Savage, the outsider who upsets the status quo in the latest take on Aldous Huxley’s classic dystopian novel.

Just a few months back, it seemed that this Brave New World...

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Mar 19, 2018. 10 comments

Economists Who Study Science Fiction Will See Science More Realistically

Economists Who Study Science Fiction Will See Science More Realistically

There are definitely plenty of economists who love science fiction — Paul Krugman comes to mind immediately. But economics could still benefit from more attention to the genre, argues economist Ha-Joon Chang from Cambridge University. But Chang's reasons for recommending SF might be a bit surprising.

Rather than promote SF as a way to make economics more focused on scientific and technological...

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George Dvorsky George Dvorsky Aug 19, 2017. 23 comments

Why Brave New World is No Longer the Terrifying Dystopia it Used to Be

Why Brave New World is No Longer the Terrifying Dystopia it Used to Be

Brave New World used to be one of the most terrifying stories about a false utopia. It gave us the concept of “test tube babies,” and its name became synonymous with technological progress run wild. But many of the things Aldous Huxley predicted are coming true, and it turns out they’re not so scary.

Ranked fifth by the American Modern Library among its 100 best novels, Aldous Huxley’s Brave...

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