Today is the 128th anniversary of this renowned first collection of stories, and the fervor of the fandom is just as dedicated as ever. In celebration of the enigmatic mind that everyone can’t seem get enough of, here is a chronological count-down of (only some of) the unique adaptations of Sherlock’s Holmes’ original story throughout the years that are worth watching.
Golden Globes, Game of Thrones, and Downton Abbey are all heading to the same place: Brave New World.
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The Jakarta Post reports that Demi Moore, two time Golden Globe nominee for Ghost and If These Walls Could Talk and whose had a role in classics like The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and A Few Good Men, will be playing Linda in the upcoming TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.
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For those unaware of the story, Bernard Marx and Lenina Crowe, two New Worlders, journey to the Savage Lands where they meet John the Savage, a man raised outside the confines of their society, and his mother Linda.
As for the rest, well, you’ll have to read the book!
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Behind the scenes we have David Wiener, a writer on Amazon’s Homecoming, as series showrunner and executive producer.
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Owen Harris, who directed Black Mirror season three episode San Junipero and season five episode Striking Vipers, will direct the first two episodes and also executive produce the series.
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Comic book legend Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor, who worked to bring us the outstanding series Happy! to the small screen are also executive producing.
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The final two executive producers are Amblin Television co-presidents Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
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Looks like the adaptation is in good hands! Any thoughts Huxley?
“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”
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