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Darren Aronofsky Developing HBO Adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’

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We’ve seen a number of high-profile HBO projects lose steam over the years, from Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods‘ to J.J. Abrams‘ ‘Westworld,’ but the latest feels like a positively organic fit for the network. Will Darren Aronofsky follow through on a new HBO deal to adapt Margaret Atwood’s futuristic ‘MaddAddam’ novels to an original series?

Via Deadline, Atwood’s three novels ‘Oryx and Crake.’ ‘Year of the Flood’ and ‘MaddAddam’ (2013), are being developed as a potential directing vehicle for Aronofsky, the first project to come out of the ‘Noah‘ director’s three-year first-look deal with HBO in January.

For those unfamiliar with the series, Atwood’s novels take place in the mid-21st century in a world where corporations have taken over for governments, and genetic modification of organisms runs rampant. It follows the events before and after a “Waterless Flood” that wipes out the majority world’s population and follows an large cast of characters, including those responsible for the apocalypse and those struggling to survive it.

Aronofsky’s fiancee Brandi-Ann Milbradt will serve as executive producer alongside Aronofsky and Protozoa Pictures president Ari Handel. Atwood serves as consulting producer, and Aronofsky and his team are currently meeting with writers for the project. What do you think? Would you watch an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s series under Darren Aronofsky?

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