Paramount Making A TV Series Out Of Truman Show

Andrew Niccol's meta reality TV movie, The Truman Show is absolutely ripe for a television adaptation. And now, it's actually going to happen. » 4/09/14 2:20pm 4/09/14 2:20pm

The latest dystopian movie from Gattaca's Andrew Niccol — What's it…

Andrew Niccol is the master of dystopia — he wrote The Truman Show and directed Gattaca. His latest dystopian film, Now, stars Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake. We've read a huge chunk of the juicy, twisty script. Spoilers ahead. » 11/23/10 4:30pm 11/23/10 4:30pm

Why We're Glad Gattaca's Director Is Taking On Stephenie Meyer

Gattaca director and Truman Show writer Andrew Niccol has signed up to write and direct the movie adaptation of Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer's science fiction novel. But don't panic! This could actually be a terrific movie. Book spoilers below. » 9/23/09 11:38am 9/23/09 11:38am

"Truman Show Syndrome" Makes Life Seem Like Reality TV

In The Truman Show » 11/24/08 2:07pm 11/24/08 2:07pm, Jim Carrey played the unwilling star of the world's most popular reality show, living his life on a giant soundstage with actors playing his friends and family. Now psychiatrists are seeing the rise of a new kind of delusion: People believe they are living out Truman Shows of their own, convinced…

Science Fiction's Army Of Rupert Murdochs

Fifty years ago, nobody could have imagined that one person would wield the mind-shaping power Rupert Murdoch now holds. His print and electronic media empire is in itself science fictional, so it's no surprise that scifi is full of Murdoch stand-ins. Click through to find out which science fiction creator named his… » 3/03/08 2:40pm 3/03/08 2:40pm

Two Gibson Adaptations, But Only One Peter Weir Movie

Hayden "Anakin" Christensen will star in a movie adaptation of William Gibson's classic novel Neuromancer, directed by Joseph Kahn. So far, Kahn's only credits are the low-budget biker movie Torque, and some Britney Spears music videos. (Torque does feature lots of spooky flickering neon lights, which is a start.) The… » 1/07/08 10:00am 1/07/08 10:00am

Movies That Take Place Just Barely In The Future


What do you call it when a filmmaker takes the present day and makes it futuristic? Andrew Niccol, who wrote The Truman Show and directed Gattaca, says his movies take place "five minutes into the future." But that's kind of a mouthful. We need a term that you can ask for at your indy video store. » 11/23/07 9:30am 11/23/07 9:30am