EXCLUSIVE: HBO Max has put in improvement The Future, a one-hour sci-fi tech drama based mostly on Dan Frey’s forthcoming novel The Future Is Yours, from The Batman director and Felicity co-creator Matt Reeves’ 6th & Idaho, Run co-writer-director Aneesh Chaganty and producers Natalie Qasabian and Sev Ohanian, and Warner Bros. TV, the place 6th & Idaho is underneath an general deal.
Written by Frey based mostly on his e book, The Future is the story of two finest mates who invent essentially the most revolutionary technological machine in trendy human historical past. It’s a sci-fi sequence set within the Silicon Valley of immediately, grappling with urgent questions on our relationship with expertise, instructed by way of an revolutionary multimedia type that is by no means been seen on TV.
Frey government produces with Chaganty, who additionally directs. Reeves, Adam Kassan and Daniel Pipski government produce for 6th & Idaho alongside Qasabian and Ohanian. 6th and Idaho produces in affiliation with Warner Bros. TV.
The Future marks 6th & Idaho’s second venture with HBO Max underneath its general cope with WBTV. HBO Max beforehand introduced a sequence dedication for an authentic DC drama set within the Gotham City police division and the world that Reeves is creating for The Batman function movie.
Chaganty, Qasabian, and Ohanian not too long ago collaborated on the acclaimed movie Run, which not too long ago broke viewership data for Hulu. The three beforehand labored collectively on the breakout unbiased movie hit Searching, which debuted on the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and went on to gross greater than $75 million worldwide on a price range of lower than $1 million. They are at the moment in pre-production on a sequel to Searching.
6th & Idaho’s current tv productions additionally embody area touring drama sequence Away, starring Hilary Swank, which aired for one season on Netflix, in addition to the Amazon Prime Video drama Tales from the Loop, starring Rebecca Hall and Jonathan Pryce.
Reeves is at the moment on the helm of The Batman function movie, which will probably be launched by Warner Bros. Pictures in 2022.
Author and screenwriter Frey’s first novel, The Retreat, was printed by Audible in January 2020. The Future Is Yours is his second e book, and will probably be printed in hardcover by Del Rey, an imprint of Penguin Random House, on February 9, 2021.