Amazon’s hit show “The Man in the High Castle” broke records as the most-watched original production on Prime Video, and, now, the retail giant has grabbed the rights for a show about the author whose book inspired the series.
Amazon on Tuesday picked up Bryan Cranston’s upcoming sci-fi series “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams,” according to Variety.
The show, which will be broadcast on the UK Channel 4 in addition to Amazon Video, will feature adaptions of works by the author Phil K. Dick, whose books inspired the sci-fi hits “Blade Runner,” “Minority Report” and “Total Recall.”
Much like Netflix’s hit series “Black Mirror,” the show will be an anthology series, featuring a different story and character in each episode. Sony TV set up the 10-episode series last May and features a star crew of writers, such as Tony Grisoni of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” David Farr of “The Night Manager” and Jack Throne of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”
Along with Cranston, “Star Trek” and “Battlestar Galactica” writers Robert D. Moore and Maril Davis will be among the executive producers. Others include “The Man in The High Castle” producers Isa Dick Hackett and Kalen Egan, and David Kanter from “The Revenant.”
There isn’t any word on when viewers can expect to see the show.