The Hugo Award-winning The Murderbot Diaries books from Martha Wells have gotten a 10-episode Apple TV+ sequence starring Alexander Skarsgård, Apple introduced. It’s going to comply with a self-aware “SecUnit” robotic that should disguise its free will with a purpose to full a harmful task and comes from A couple of Boy creators Chris and Paul Weitz.
“Murderbot is an action-packed sci-fi sequence, primarily based on the award-winning books by Wells, a couple of self-hacking safety android who’s horrified by human emotion but drawn to its susceptible ‘shoppers,'” Apple wrote. “Murderbot should disguise its free will and full a harmful task when all it actually desires is to be left alone to look at futuristic cleaning soap operas and work out its place within the universe.”
The Weitz brothers will write, direct and produce the sequence, whereas Skarsgård may also function government producer. Apple TV+ presently gives different sci-fi sequence together with Silo, For All Mankind, Invasion and others. The streaming service must hold the content material flowing because it has doubled Apple TV+ costs in simply over a 12 months. On the identical time, Apple is searching for the correct of content material because it goals to keep away from hot-button matters following the cancellation of The Drawback with Jon Stewart.
A number of Murderbot chapters have made Engadget’s present guides and really helpful studying lists. We referred to as the Fugitive Telemetry novella a “banger” with “area intrigue and robotic mysteries” and really helpful the sooner novella sequence in our 2019 vacation information.
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