Amazon Studios has greenlit The Peripheral, a new drama series based on The New York Times-bestselling novel by William Gibson.
The Peripheral centres 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 master storyteller William Gibson’s dazzling, hallucinatory glimpse into the fate of mankind, and what lies beyond.
The series is being helmed by Emmy Award-nominated writers, producers, and directors Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy( Westworld), their company Kilter Films, and Warner Bros. Television and will launch globally on Amazon Prime Video.
“35 years ago, William Gibson invented the future. With The Peripheral he brings us another look, and his vision is as clear, intoxicating, and terrifying as ever,” said Nolan and Joy.
“All of us at Kilter are incredibly proud to be supporting Vincenzo and Scott’s brilliant vision for bringing Gibson’s work to the screen.”
“We’re thrilled to announce The Peripheral as our first project with Jonah, Lisa, Athena and their talented team at Kilter Films,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios.
“This story calls for a masterful level of talent to bring acclaimed author William Gibson’s science fiction thriller to life. We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. Television, Oscar-nominated writer Scott B. Smith and Vincenzo Natali in bringing this fantastic new series to our global Prime Video customers.”