Shortly after George Orwell published Nineteen Eighty-Four in 1949, he received a letter from his onetime high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley, who had published Brave New Work 17 years earlier. Here are Huxley's comments, via Letters of Note: Wrightwood. Show More Summary
Aldous Huxley's dystopian fiction story was first published in 1932.
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley’s dystopian classic, is coming to Syfy. Comics writer Grant Morrison and Crank co-director Brian Taylor have been hired to adapt the book to television, and both will be in charge of writing and producing the show. Show More Summary
Syfy has been talking about turning Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World into a miniseries for over a year now: Back in May 2015, Syfy locked heads with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV to start getting the sci-fi classic on screen. Now, in a move that totally screams “it’s a brave new world!,” Syfy has tapped two white dudes to get the job done. Show More Summary
Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is one of the most popular and influential sci-fi novels of all time. It's been adapted into two separate films, as a piece of theater, and as a radio play. Now, for the first time, Amblin Entertainment and SyFy are teaming up for a television adaptation.
Comic book great Grant Morrison and “Crank” co-writer-director Brian Taylor have been tapped to adapt Aldous Huxley’s dystopian classic “Brave New World” for Syfy. Set in 2540 London, “Brave New World” depicts a society where natural reproduction has been abolished and people are instead born...
In 1931, when Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World, he envisioned the future as a place where people no longer bone for the sake of reproduction, where children are born artificially in hatcheries, where they’re then organized into castes, and where they’re discouraged from thinking, via subconscious conditioning, a psychedelic drug called soma, and many, many orgies. […]
Syfy has been looking through your high-school English class's reading list: Variety reports that the NBCUniversal-owned network is eyeing a TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley's legendary dystopian novel Brave New World. Comics writer Grant Morrison and filmmaker Brian Taylor have been tapped to lead the process. Given Morrison's reputation as one ... More »
Acclaimed comics writer Grant Morrison is overseeing the adaptation for Syfy.
Well, this is certainly going to be a ton of work. Syfy’s announced that Bryan Taylor (Crank) and Grant Morrison (of being Grant Morrison) are adapting Aldous Huxley’s classic Brave New World for Syfy. Read more...
One of the most important and influential novels of the last 100 years, Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is a prescient and somewhat frightening tale of a future gone "perfect." And the upcoming TV adaptation just picked up the perfect writer.
The Eisner Award-winning comics scribe and "Crank" director are penning a television adaptation of Aldous Huxley's literary classic.
Syfy has ordered two Grant Morrison projects to be produced by Universal Cable Productions: first: Morrison and Brian Taylor will adapt Aldous Huxley’s classic novel Brave New World; second, Morrison and Taylor will adapt Morrison’s graphic novel – created with artist Darick Robertson. Show More Summary
Batman vs. Robin scribe Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor (Crank) have been tapped to adapt Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World for Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Amblin TV. They will also executive produce, along with Amblin TV’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey. Syfy announced last year it was developing the novel for TV. Show More Summary
"You shall know the truth," Aldous Huxley once said, "and the truth shall make you mad." You'd be hard-pressed to find a quote more emblematic of the late English author, who was born 122 years ago today. Best known for his dystopian novel "Brave New World," Huxley predicted some of the most frightening...
His grandfather coined the term "agnostic."
For Aldous Huxley’s birthday, an infographic of Huxley Vs Orwell, a letter from Huxley to Orwell explaining why he (Huxley) was right, and audio of Huxley narrating Brave New World. Toasters of the 1920s. World War I in Photos: Animals at War. The coldest places on earth. Sir David Attenborough narrating Pokémon Go is a hoot. Show More Summary
The terrifying dystopian vision described by science fiction writer Aldous Huxley is not a description of the totalitarian states of the 20th century, but a creeping reflection of today's reality, says Russian journalist Konstantin Syomin.
“After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” You’ve seen the quote on Pinterest and Tumblr, so why not dig a little deeper into Aldous Huxley’s ideas about the transcendent abilities of music to sing to our souls?
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