The show is from Sony Pictures Television, which was behind “Breaking Bad”.
Apple works with the Venom producer Matt Tolmach based on a series Blake CrouchBest seller novel Dark matterCollider found out exclusively what the author himself will adapt for the streamer and Sony Pictures Television.
A representative from Apple could not confirm the deal at the time.
Tolmach had previously developed dark matter as a feature at Sony, although the latest incarnation of the project felt more like a series, according to sources. Crouch (Wayward Pines) will write the script and executive products alongside Tolmach and Tolmach David Manpearl by Matt Tolmach Productions. Sony Television will serve as the studio, although the series would eventually premier on Apple TV + should it be mass-produced.
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Crouch’s book has been described as a high-concept science fiction-style thriller memory and Looper. The story is designed to examine decisions about what paths we take and what not and how far we will go to claim the life we dream of. Crouch sold the publishing rights for $ 1 million and earned another $ 1.25 million in 2014 for selling the book to Sony.
Dark Matter was an instant New York Times bestseller, published in 35 languages, and voted one of the best books of the year by Amazon and NPR in 2016 – the same year Deadline wrote as director Roland Emmerich circled the project.
In addition to Venom, which grossed $ 856 million worldwide, Tolmach also produced the blockbuster Jumanji Movies (nearly $ 1.8 billion worldwide) and has the Jared Leto Vampire movie Morbius at the horizon. He also produced the Hulu series Future husband With Josh Hutcherson and Eliza Coupe. To see the latest trailer for Morbius, click here.
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