‘Gattaca’ Television Sequence in Development at Showtime

A sequence adaptation of “Gattaca” is in progress at Showtime, Selection has discovered from sources.

Specific plot facts on the series are even now under wraps, but resources say that Alex Gansa is connected to serve as showrunner and govt producer, with Gansa’s husband or wife Howard Gordon also govt manufacturing. They co-created the exhibit with Craig Borten, who also executive produces. Sony Photographs Television will make, with Gansa and Gordon at this time below an total offer at independent studio. Resources strain that bargains for the task are not but closed.

Showtime and Sony declined to comment.

This is not the to start with time that a sequence adaptation of “Gattaca” has been attempted. In 2009, it was noted that Sony Pics Tv was building their personal law enforcement procedural model of the film, though that challenge finally did not go ahead.

Gansa and Gordon are ideal regarded for co-making the hit Showtime collection “Homeland,” which ran for eight seasons and approximately 100 episodes at the top quality cabler. Most not too long ago, they co-established the Fox anthology lawful drama “Accused” alongside with David Shore and beforehand worked on demonstrates like “24” and “The X-Documents.”

Borten is greatest recognized for co-writing the screenplay for the film “Dallas Customers Club,” for which he been given an Academy Award nomination along with Melisa Wallack. Borten’s other writing credits contain the films “The 33” and “Sergio.”

The unique “Gattaca” was launched in 1997 and was written and directed by Andrew Niccol, with the film also serving as Niccol’s directorial debut. Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman starred together with Jude Regulation, Alan Arkin, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine, Gore Vidal, and Xander Berkeley. It was made by Sony’s Columbia Photographs and Danny DeVito’s Jersey Movies.

The movie took put in the near upcoming in which human beings use eugenics to display screen their kids for prospective genetic defects, generating an underclass of so identified as “in-valids.” Vincent (Hawke), an “in-valid” born by typical usually means, assumes the id of a genetically excellent human being (Legislation) in order to satisfy his aspiration of room travel.

The film was not a commercial achievement on its release, grossing just $12.5 million towards a described price range of $36 million. It did acquire an Academy Award nomination, having said that, for ideal artwork route and a Golden Globe nomination for ideal original score. It has considering the fact that long gone on to turn into a cult basic.