Syfy Announces 3001 Adaptation with Ridley Scott


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Syfy has announced that Scott Free Productions and Warner Horizon Television will be working on an adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s 3001: The Final Odyssey as a Syfy original miniseries.

Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker will executive produce along with Stuart Beattie, who is also writing the screenplay. Clayton Krueger is on board as a co-executive producer. “I have always been a fan of Clarke’s extraordinary Odyssey series, and certainly Kubrick’s adaptation of 2001.  I am thrilled to be part of bringing that legacy to audiences and continuing the great cinematic tradition that this story and its creators deserve,” said Scott.

The story begins with the discovery of astronaut Frank Poole’s body, floating in space after his death at the hands of HAL9000 in 2001. First published in 1997, thirty years after Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Clarke’s first Odyssey novel, 3001: The Final Odyssey details the “final…

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