Snow Crash


“Snow Crash”: HBO Max to Adapt Neal Stephenson’s Seminal Cyberpunk Novel

"Snow Crash": Neal Stephenson's Seminal Cyberpunk Novel Set for HBO Max Adapt Series

HBO Max announced this week that they would be producing a TV series from Neal Stephenson's dystopian gonzo Cyberpunk novel Snow Crash. The story features Hiro Protagonist, a hacker and pizza delivery guy for the mafia. Hiro takes the role of cyberpunk street samurai very seriously. In cyberspace, he's a godlike superhero. He befriends Y.T., […]

Amazon Studios Nabs TV Rights for Dark Tower, Wheel of Time, Ringworld, and More

Amazon Studios made a huge leap forward in their quest to create high fantasy shows/films for their streaming service, and it looks like Lord of the Rings may have been the tip of that Mt. Doom-sized iceberg. In an additional content announcement regarding the Amazon acquisition of global TV rights for an Iain M. Banks Consider Phlebas […]

Amazon Bringing Iain M. Banks' Sci-Fi Novel Consider Phlebas to Series

Amazon Studios continues its push into epic, big scope series programming, securing global rights to bring Iain M. Banks' sci-fi adventure novel Consider Phlebas to series television. The first in the classic "Culture" book series is set to be adapted by Dennis Kelly (Utopia), with Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment (World War Z, Moonlight) producing […]

Amazon To Develop 3 Sci-Fi Adaptations, Including Greg Rucka's 'Lazarus'

Further emphasizing a recent shift towards a larger investment in series development, Amazon Studios announced development of three series adaptations of popular sci-fi works: Lazarus, based on the comic book by Greg Rucka (Marvel's Jessica Jones) and Michael Lark (Gotham Central); Snow Crash, based on Neal Stephenson's cult novel; and Ringworld, based on Larry Niven's '70s sci-fi […]