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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 09.28.10] movie news scifi



I’m so excited I could jump for joy. Wait. I did jump for joy (don’t you judge me!). Why all the excitement:

YEAR ZERO IS IN PRE-PRODUCTION.


As was blatantly posted by the good folks at Movie Set, it does indeed sound like the 2007 Nine Inch Nails concept album that would be more than a concept album (there was talk of either a film or series adaptation) is indeed moving ahead, even if it’s moving “at a glacial pace.”

Reznor has hooked up with HBO, and BBC America to develop the series based on the concept album. Carnivale writer Daniel Knauf is working on the story which is summed up as follows:

The story takes place in the United States in the year 2022; or “Year 0″ according to the American government, being the year that America was reborn. The United States has suffered several major terrorist attacks, and in response the government has seized absolute control on the country and reverted to a Christian fundamentalist theocracy. The government maintains control of the populace through institutions such as the Bureau of Morality and the First Evangelical Church of Plano, as well as increased surveillance and the secret drugging of tap water with a mild sedative. In response to the increasing oppression of the government, several corporate, government, and subversive websites were transported back in time to the present by a group of scientists working clandestinely against the authoritarian government. The websites-from-the-future were sent to the year 2007 to warn the American people of the impending dystopian future and to prevent it from ever forming in the first place.

More, much more, to come as this story develops. For now: OMFG. It’s really happening.

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zombies8mybrain (7 years ago) Reply

That's awesome should be pretty cool.

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Anonymous (7 years ago) Reply

seriously? jumped for joy? I've been a fan of nin since pretty hate machine but I don't think any movei/music/tv news could make me jump for joy. Year Zero was a pretty good album (not my favorite) but this sounds like it should be cool.

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Anonymous (7 years ago) Reply

nin!

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Kresh (7 years ago) Reply

Yep, those evil, evil god-bothers. I'm not impressed by Trent clutching the low-hanging fruit. Wake me when somebody goes after the real enemies of western liberal civilization; the communists and the jihadis.

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Anonymous (7 years ago) Reply

Carnivale writers working with Reznor? Joy jumping indeed!

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AnaLoGMunKy (6 years ago) Reply

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