Amazon Studios has greenlit the one-hour sci-fi thriller drama based on the bestselling novel by William Gibson, from creator/executive producer/showrunner Scott B. Smith (A Simple Plan) executive producers Nolan and Joy, their company Kilter Films and Warner Bros. Television where the Westworld creators/executive producers/showrunners were previously based.
The Peripheral had been in the works at Amazon since early 2018. In April 2019, Nolan and Joy signed a massive overall deal with Amazon Studios after lengthy stints at Wbtv.
The Peripheral centers on Flynne Fisher, a woman trying to hold together the pieces of her broken family in a forgotten corner of tomorrow’s America. Flynne is smart, ambitious, and doomed. She has no future. Until the future comes calling for her. The Peripheral is