HBO Producing New Post-Apocalyptic Drama MaddAddam Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 06.04.2014
Based on Margaret Atwood’s novels…
Deadline reports that HBO is producing a new post-apocalyptic drama series MaddAddam. Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) is attached to helm the show.
The series is based on three Margaret Atwood novel: Oryx and Crake, Year of the Flood, and MaddAddam. The story takes place in the mid-21st century, where corporations hold the power and genetic modification is the norm. The main action is set before and after a cataclysmic event decimates the world's population.
Aronofsky will executive produce the show through his Protozoa Pictures production company with Brandi-Ann Milbrat and Ari Handel. Aronofsky may also direct episodes of the show.