At this point, Andrew Niccol has become synonymous with weird dystopias. Gattaca, Truman Show, In Time, Lord of War... even The Host, based on a Stephenie Meyer novel. Now he’s making a dystopia about our surveillance state, with his In Time co-star, Amanda Seyfried.
Andrew Niccol's meta reality TV movie, The Truman Show is absolutely ripe for a television adaptation. And now, it's actually going to happen.
Andrew Niccol is the master of dystopia — he wrote The Truman Show and directed Gattaca. His latest dystopian film, Now, stars Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake. We've read a huge chunk of the juicy, twisty script. Spoilers ahead.
Fifty years ago, nobody could have imagined that one person would wield the mind-shaping power Rupert Murdoch now holds. His print and electronic media empire is in itself science fictional, so it's no surprise that scifi is full of Murdoch stand-ins. Click through to find out which science fiction creator named his…
Hayden "Anakin" Christensen will star in a movie adaptation of William Gibson's classic novel Neuromancer, directed by Joseph Kahn. So far, Kahn's only credits are the low-budget biker movie Torque, and some Britney Spears music videos. (Torque does feature lots of spooky flickering neon lights, which is a start.) The…
What do you call it when a filmmaker takes the present day and makes it futuristic? Andrew Niccol, who wrote The Truman Show and directed Gattaca, says his movies take place "five minutes into the future." But that's kind of a mouthful. We need a term that you can ask for at your indy video store.