(Courtesy of Amazon Prime)
Amazon Prime has announced the highly anticipated premiere date for their original anthology series, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. All ten episodes are set in different and unique world that celebrates the renowned author’s prophetic vision.
The 10-episode series is inspired by Philip K. Dick’s renowned shorts stories. Each stand-alone installment will span within the genres of drama, thriller, sci-fi and mystery. These stories may be worlds apart, but they are central to the poignant and warm exploration of the importance and significance of humanity.
5) Do You Like Reading Books?
Every sci-fi movie out there in cinematic history, including Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Minority Report, has been source material provided by Philip K. Dick. Even Amazon prime has two must-see seasons of The Man in the High Castle, based on Dick’s novella.
4) Breaking Bad!
No only is the infamous Walter White, aka Bryan Cranston (Breaking Pad), part of the cast, he’s also executive producer.
3) The Cast!
The cast includes Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monáe, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Annalise Basso, Mireille Enos, Rachelle Lefevre! I think I just ran out of breath!
2) Name Your Favorite TV Show & Somebody’s In Here!
Even the names of the crew behind the cameras are noteworthy!! You have Ronald D. Moore (Outlander), Michael Dinner (Justified), Tony Grisoni (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Matthew Graham (Doctor Who), David Farr (The Night Manager), Dee Rees (Bessie), Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim), Jessica Mecklenburg (Stranger Things), Francesca Gregorini (Humans), Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) and Peter Horton (Grey’s Anatomy).
1) It’s An Entertaining Experience!
With an all-star studded cast and crew, Brad Beale, Vice President, Worldwide TV Content Acquisition, of Amazon Prime Video, promises, “With the combined creative genius behind this series, as well as the stellar cast and visually compelling locations, every episode of this sci-fi anthology is sure to be an entertaining experience for our Prime members.”
The first season of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams will be available on Amazon Prime January 12, 2018.
– By Jorge Solis