‘Beacon 23’ TV Adaptation From Zak Penn Scores Series Order At Spectrum & AMC

‘Beacon 23’ TV Adaptation From Zak Penn Scores Series Order At Spectrum & AMC
Zak Penn’s television adaptation of Hugh Howey’s sci-fi novel Beacon 23 has finally received a series order via Spectrum Originals and AMC.

Penn has adapted the series, which was co-commissioned by Spectrum Originals and AMC Networks and will be co-produced by Platform One Media and Spectrum Originals.

It comes two years after the project first emerged at the Charter Communications service. Spectrum will have the first-run with a nine month window before it moves to AMC for its second window.

Set in the darkest recesses of space, the series is a suspenseful thriller and love story, where two people are trapped in a lighthouse at the end of the known universe.

Beacon 23 was originally written by Howey as five short stories that were put together as a novel and published in 2015.

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Penn, who co-wrote the screenplay for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One and
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