Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Trilogy Being Adapted by Darren Aronofsky for HBO

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The title pretty much says it all. The word on the street is that HBO and Darren Aronofsky are adapting Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam, a trilogy of dystopian novels that was completed last year. The novels — Oryx & Crake, The Year of the Flood, and MaddAddam — take place in a futuristic world where corporations have replaced governments and genetic modification is rampant. (Oryx & Crake was discussed in last week’s installment of MEDIA FRANKENSTEIN.)

Considering how awesomely HBO has adapted George R. R. Martin’s dark and epic A Song of Ice and Fire series, this seems like a pretty great match.

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