Caixin
Caixin Global – Latest China News & Headlines

Home >

ABOUT US

CX Tech is Caixin Global's real-time tech news portal, featuring 24-hour news, short-form analysis, and roundups from business and tech media in China.

TRENDING
Chinese Smartphone-Maker, Big in Africa, Prices IPO Far Above Apple
iPhone 11 Released in China to Mixed Reception From Shoppers
Pony Ma Steps Down as Tencent Credit’s Legal Representative
LATEST
China Expected to Have First Self-Designed DRAM Chip by Year End
Chinese Gaming Giant NetEase to Raise More Pigs
AB InBev Asian IPO Price Polling Below Midpoint of Range, Again
iPhone 11 Released in China to Mixed Reception From Shoppers
Pony Ma Steps Down as Tencent Credit’s Legal Representative
Local Emissions-Cutting Projects Could Help China Surpass International Commitments: Report
Short-Term Reference Rate for Loan Pricing Edges Down
Tencent Offers Open-Source System for IoT Innovation
Chinese Smartphone-Maker, Big in Africa, Prices IPO Far Above Apple
Dajia Insurance Launches Online Shop
World’s Highest Grid Project Takes Shape on ‘Roof of the World’
Battery Giant CATL in $1.4 Billion Fund-Raising Plan
Alibaba Recruits Big-Hitters for AI Research Labs
Zhejiang Regulators May Struggle to Implement Consumer Loan Rules
Is This Chinese Local Government Using a Journalist’s Trial to Quash Dissent?
ABB Bulks Up With Huawei on Industrial Cloud
China Biologic Receives $4.6 Billion Buyout Offer
Henlius Biotech Raises $410 Million in Hong Kong IPO
Mobile Game Revenue Steadily Recovering, Report Says
China’s Cybersecurity Industry Expected to Grow 23% to $8.9 Billion
'Three-Body Problem' TV Series in the Works

By Zhao Runhua / Jun 19, 2019 05:58 PM / Business & Tech

Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin’s science-fiction trilogy “Remembrance of Earth’s Past” will soon be turned into a TV series, following a blockbuster adaptation of “The Wandering Earth,” another work by Liu.

A 24-episode season will be made by Yoozoo Pictures, the production company behind the film version of “The Wandering Earth,” an approval document from China’s entertainment watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television shows.

Yoozoo had previously said it would make a movie based on the trilogy — but progress on the silver screen version has stalled for years. Production of the TV series, which is titled “The Three-Body Problem” after the trilogy’s first book, will begin in September, the recent document shows.

The “Three-Body Problem,” the first book in a trilogy that has proven immensely popular in China, imagines future events that threatened humanity and put it in contact with a potentially dangerous alien civilization.

Amazon had reportedly considered spending $1 billion in 2018 on rights for a three-season TV show based on “The Three-Body Problem.” But Yoozoo responded to the reports by asserting that it already owns the rights to adapt the trilogy.

Related: Shanghai Film Company Defends Plans for Famed Chinese Sci-Fi Novel

Contact reporter Zhao Runhua (runhuazhao@caixin.com)


Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code