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Netflix Enlists “Game of Thrones” Creators For New Chinese Sci-Fi Adaptation

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Popular online streaming video site Netflix, has enlisted the creators of “Game of Thrones”, David Benioff and D. B. Weiss and “Star Wars” director Rian Johnson for a new Chinese sci-fi adaptation.

The announcement was made by Netflix on Tuesday that Liu Cixin’s bestselling book trilogy “The Three-Body Problem,” which tells the epic story of humanity’s first contact with an alien civilization, will become an international series for the streaming giant. The statement says;

“Liu Cixin’s trilogy is the most ambitious science-fiction series we’ve read, taking readers on a journey from the 1960s until the end of time, from life on our pale blue dot to the distant fringes of the universe,” “Thrones” duo David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, who will co-write

They will be joined as executive producers by Rian Johnson, who oversaw 2017’s critically acclaimed “Star Wars” film “The Last Jedi,” as well as Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment company.

Netflix original series drama vice-president Peter Friedlander said;

“The first time I read ‘The Three-Body Problem’ trilogy (Remembrance of Earth’s Past), it changed what science fiction meant to me forever,”

“Benioff, Weiss and the other producers exchange frequent e-mails and discuss the books compulsively,”

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