Wednesday 11 May 2016

Bryan Cranston to lead new anthology series based on work of Philip K. Dick

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston has signed on for a new television project that will use the work of sci-fi author Philip K. Dick to tell a 10-part series.

Cranston will play the lead in the series, called Electric Sheep: The World of Philip K. Dick, but his exact role is still up in the air. Each episode of the anthology series will focus on some of Dick's most popular works, including Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, A Scanner Darkly and The Man in the High Castle.

The series is being produced in collaboration between Sony Pictures Television and Channel 4 in England, with Battlestar Galactica and Justified writers being brought on to produce. Cranston will also serve as an executive producer on the show. Cranston said that the show is an "electric dream come true" in a press release for the series.

There's no word on when Electric Sheep: The World of Philip K. Dick will debut, but it will air on Channel 4 in the U.K. with Sony Pictures Television distributing it in North America.

Read the full article here by Polygon - Full

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