Neuromancer adaptation

Neuromancer Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The Ambitious New AppleTV Series

The long-awaited Neuromancer adaptation looks like it’s finally coming to fruition, promising to bring Gibson’s vivid vision to life on the screen and introduce a whole new generation to the novel. With its complex themes, intricate world-building, and dizzying array of characters, Neuromancer has long been considered a challenging work to adapt to the screen.
 
As fans eagerly anticipate the release of a Neuromancer adaptation, excitement continues to build around the unique blend of cyberpunk, noir, and philosophy that made the book a classic of its genre. With groundbreaking technology, stunning visuals, and a visionary cast and crew, Neuromancer promises to be a thrilling and unforgettable journey into the heart of a dystopian future.
 
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This page was updated: 5/11/24
 

About The Book:

The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus-hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace…
 
Henry Dorsett Case was the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case embarks on an adventure that ups the ante on an entire genre of fiction.
 
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Current Production Status:

The series is currently in pre-production with casting ongoing, filming is expected to begin in Fall 2024.
 

Neuromancer Adaptation Timeline:

The book was first published in 1984 and screen adaptation attempts have been ongoing.
When a video game adaptation came out a few years later it included promotional material touting a major motion picture to come…
 
In 2007 it was reported that Joseph Kahn was in talks to direct a film with Milla Jovovich attached in a lead role. Vincenzo Natali took over in 2010 both to direct and rewrite the script. The lead production company, GFM Films, announced in 2012 that casting had begun with offers out to Liam Neeson and Mark Wahlberg but no roles were ever confirmed.
 
The movie got new funding from Chinese company C2M in 2015 but Natali had left the project due to scheduling.
 
In August 2017 it was announced that Tim Miller had signed on to direct a film being developed by Fox.
 
Rumors started in Fall 2022 that Apple had taken over the project with plans to create a series adaptation for their streaming service, with Miles Teller in talks for the lead role.
 
An official announcement was made in February 2024 that AppleTV had greenlit a 10 episode series to begin production.
Callum Turner was cast in the lead role in April.
Filming is expected to begin in September.
 

Where Can I Watch The Series?

The series will be available to watch streaming on AppleTV+.
 

Who Owns The Rights:

Apple is leading production with distribution rights as well.
Skydance Television, Anonymous Content, and DreamCrew Entertainment are all co-producing.
 

Who Is Attached:

Callum Turner (The Boys In The Boat) is set to star.
Graham Roland (Jack Ryan) is serving as writer, producer, and showrunner.
 

Filming Locations:

Filming is expected to occur in Spain and England.
 

Estimated Release:

There is no set release date yet but based on the expected filming window the series will probably premiere in late 2025 or 2026.
 
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Previous mentions on AiLL:

This book has not been featured on AiLL before.
 

Other Adaptations From This Author:

None of William Gibson’s other novels have been adaptated but Johnny Mnemonic (1995) and New Rose Hotel (1998) were both loosely inspired but some of his short stories.
 
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~Alison

Neuromancer adaptation

Neuromancer Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far

 
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