Amazon is developing three new high-profile sci-fi TV adaptations


Amazon Studios is on a quest – a quest to bring Jeff Bezos a ‘Game of Thrones’ of his very own. But the Amazon version may be found in the stars, rather than in a mythical fantasy past. Amazon Studios is working on three new series (via Deadline) based on celebrated science-fi book properties, including Ringworld, Lazarus and Snow Crash.

The series are all part of efforts driven by Amazon’s new Head of Event Series Sharon Gal, and all should have a strong fan following to drive initial interest, with potential for broader appeal along the lines of prior similar adaptations like AMC’s The Walking Dead.

Of the three sci-fi titles mentioned above, you’ve probably heard of at least one, probably two, and maybe even all three, especially if you’re a regular TechCrunch…

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