Three Body Problem: Recently Netflix announced a new sci-fi series. It will be an English version of the Chinese novel, The three-body problem. And is written by Chinese author Liu Cixin. It is also known as the remembrance of the Earth’s history. The English version will be created by creators of Game of Thrones, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff.
The Netflix series will be going to cover the three novels all written by Liu Cixin. The novel was first published in 2008, It also got translated into English in 2014. The original novel has also won the Hugo award. The sequel of the novel, The dark forest also published in 2008 but got translated into English in 2015. The final novel, death’s end was published in 2010 and translated in English in 2016. Even the third book had won the Locus award.
What Creators say?
“This trilogy is one of the best sci-fi series and the most ambitious we’ve ever read. It takes us on a journey starting from the 1960s till the end. From the life on our pale blue dot to the distant fringes of the universe, ‘Said Weiss and Benioff in a joint statement. “We look forward to spending the next years of our lives bringing this to life for audiences around the world.”
The novel is based on Human’s first contact with an alien civilization. It will also involve alien invasions, Power struggles, and technological battles. The series begins when the Earth is awaiting for invasion from the closest star system. It will begin from the 1960s to the end of life and makes use of flashbacks and flashforwards to depict its doomsday tale of humans encountering aliens known as the Trisolarans.
Liu Cixin, the author, and Ken Liu, the English translator will work as the consulting producers on the series to “help ensure that the spirit of the books remains intact,” said Friedlander in the statement.