Netflix has shared updates on the film adaptation of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem. The series from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss was first announced in 2020 and will be released next year. Netflix has shared a behind-the-scenes teaser that shows a few moments involving the characters, reports Engadget. The teaser hasn’t been released yet, but there are some stills from it.
Benedict Wong, Eiza González, as well as John Bradley and Liam Cunningham, known for the series Game of Thrones, will participate in the project. The Three-Body Problem was first published in China in 2008 and is considered one of the masterpieces of modern fiction. Six years passed before the novel reached the West. It later became the first Asian novel to win the Hugo Award. Cixin and Ken Liu, who translated the two novels of the Memory of Earth’s Past trilogy into English, are advising the team on the film adaptation.
In 2019, Netflix signed a $200 million deal with Benioff and Weiss. Three-Body Problem is the first project the duo is writing for streaming. They will likely share more details about the series in the coming months.