Upcoming Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies and TV shows based on books

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1. Foundation (2021– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.

Stars: Lou Llobell, Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Leah Harvey

Votes: 20,671

2. Brave New World (2020)

TV-MA | 415 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Jessica Brown Findlay, Harry Lloyd, Nina Sosanya

Votes: 12,876

3. The Sandman (2021– )

Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.

Stars: Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Tom Sturridge

4. Armada (I)

Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot kept under wraps.

5. The Wheel of Time (2021– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Set in a high fantasy world where magic exists, but only some can access it, a woman named Moiraine crosses paths with five young men and women. This sparks a dangerous, world-spanning journey. Based on the book series by Robert Jordan.

Stars: Rosamund Pike, Josha Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Zoë Robins

6. Y: The Last Man (2021)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Y is the last surviving male human on the planet. Based on the comic series "Y: The Last Man."

Stars: Diane Lane, Ashley Romans, Ben Schnetzer, Olivia Thirlby

Votes: 9,079

7. The Kingkiller Chronicle

Fantasy | Pre-production

Feature film based on Patrick Rothfuss's book about a young man who grows up to become a notorious magician.

Director: Sam Raimi

8. Snow Crash (TV Movie)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A futuristic society encounters a computer virus that has the ability to scramble people's brains.

Director: Joe Cornish

9. Ringworld (TV Movie)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A tv series adaptation of Larry Niven's novel Ringworld (1970)

Director: Alan Taylor

10. Gateway (I)

Sci-Fi | Announced

A one-hour TV series adaptation of Frederik Pohl's heralded science fiction masterpiece, Gateway.

11. 3001: The Final Odyssey

Sci-Fi | Announced

The final "Odyssey" tale continues the story spawned in "2001: A Space Odyssey," and begins with the discovery of Frank Poole's frozen body floating in space.

12. Sirens of Titan (TV Movie)

Sci-Fi | Announced

The wealthiest man in 22nd-century America embarks on interplanetary adventures. Based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

13. Beacon 23

Drama, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

A man living in the 23rd Century works at a remote "lighthouse" in space that serves as a beacon to help passing ships.

Stars: Lena Headey, Stephan James

14. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | Pre-production

Based on Douglas Adams' series of novels following the intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent, a hapless Englishman, following the destruction of Earth by the Vogons, a race of unpleasant and bureaucratic aliens.

15. Hyperion (I)

Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A space war looms over the planet of Hyperion, where time traveling artifacts are protected by a monster known as Shrike.

Star: Joe Garvey

16. Borne

Sci-Fi | Announced

A scavenger named Rachel, living in a grim futuristic world, discovers a sea anemone shaped creature she calls Borne.

17. The Forever War

Sci-Fi | Announced

An elite task force returns home after a brief interstellar military operation, but discovers that 20 years have passed and the planet they once knew is completely different. Based on Joe Haldeman's 1974 novel "The Forever War".

Star: Channing Tatum

18. Children of Time

Sci-Fi | Announced

The universe's last humans encounter a planet that's inhabited by an evolved species of spiders.

19. Robopocalypse

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.

Director: Michael Bay

20. Artemis (II)

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

Jazz is a porter and part-time smuggler in the lunar city of Artemis. Trying to make a little extra money, she accepts a less than legal job but ends up involved in a much bigger crime.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

21. Analog (II)

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

In the aftermath of the Great Doxxing; a situation that removed internet security and given rise to armed couriers who transport sensitive information or die trying as they battle fascists, criminals, and spies.

Director: Chad Stahelski

22. Wool

Drama | Filming

Men and women live in a giant silo underground with a lot of regulations which they think are supposed to protect them from the toxic and ruined world on the surface.

Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Tim Robbins, Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo

23. Time Salvager

Sci-Fi | Announced

A convict is sent to Earth from an apocalyptic future in order to save it.

Director: Michael Bay

24. Rendezvous with Rama

Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Announced

A team of astronauts is sent on a mission to explore a giant interstellar spaceship hurtling toward the sun. Based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.



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