Three-Body Problem Netflix: Release Date & Members

Three Body-Problem
Three Body-Problem

What is the official release date of Three Body-Problem? Everybody wanted to know the official release date of Three Body-Problem. The sci-fi drama series has become one of the most awaited series on Netflix. Everyone went crazy after just reading the title of the upcoming sci-fi drama series. Recently, Netflix has officially given the green light to Three-Body Problem: a sci-fi drama created by True Blood‘s Alexander Woo and Game of Thrones writers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. The upcoming series is an adaptation of the award-winning Chinese book trilogy of the same name, written by famous author Liu Cixin.

Netflix got a deal with The Three-Body Universe and Yoozoo Group for the original rights to produce an English-language adaptation of the books. The sci-fi drama series will be produced by the Game of Thrones duo’s Bighead Littlehead production company. And will be one of the many projects in their overall deal with Netflix after the famous film Metal Lords.

Three Body-Problem
Three Body-Problem

What is the plot of the Three-Body Problem?

Many of you might be curious to know what going to be the plot of the upcoming Netflix sci-drama series?? If it is the case, then we are here to cover your questions with our answers about the series.

The sci-fi drama series is an adaptation of Three-Body Problem written by Chinese author Liu Cixin. The three books in his trilogy explain the story of the first human contact with alien life from the planet called Trisolaris. And also about the conflict that happens between the two species that starts to brew over many years. Without giving you any significant spoilers, one of the main leads, Ye Wenjie, is a well-known scientist who gets disillusioned by the government and humanity in general and willingly causes the Trisolarians to discover Earth’s location and prepare for invasion. It will take a few centuries for them to come to earth, so humans still have time.

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Many years later, Ye is the leader of a secret organization of alien invasion supporters. And the group has separated into two factions: those who want Trisolarians to invade and forcibly improve humanity and those who want the Trisolarians to exterminate humanity. The aliens on their way have been conduction. And various forms of espionage over the years caused mysterious deaths, suicides, and disappearances of key scientific figures. As the years go by, the conflict becomes closer and tenser.

Derek Tsang Direct The Upcoming Netflix Series

Are you wondering who is going to direct the upcoming sci-fi drama series? Well, Hong Kong well-known filmmaker Derek Tsang — whose 2019 film Better Days swept the Hong Kong Film Awards. And was also nominated for best international feature film at the Oscars — will helm the drama’s first episode and help set the tone for the ambitious series. The upcoming Netflix series Three-Body Problem is the first series with writer-producers David Benioff and Dan Weiss serving as showrunners since HBO’s famous show Game of Thrones. Alexander Woo also serves in this series as a co-creator, writer, and executive producer.

Three Body-Problem
Three Body-Problem

The future Netflix project is based on famous Chinese author Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy. That explains the story of what happens when humanity discovers that we are not alone in the universe. And we have to prepare for an alien force arriving from a distant and inhospitable world. The title of the series itself refers to the aliens’ star system, which has three stars orbiting each other so that an Earth-type planet between them keeps suffering extreme hot and cold temperatures, repeatedly wiping out its intelligent civilizations. The first book by the author in the famous trilogy, The Three-Body Problem, won the prestigious Hugo Award in 2015.

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Other executive producers on the project include Thrones veteran Bernadette Caulfield; Rian Johnson and his producing partners Ram Bergman and Nena Rodrigue; Lin Qi, late chairman of rights holders Yuzu Group and Zhao Zilong, CEO of rights holders of The Three-Body Universe; Rosamund Pike and Robbie Uniacke for Primitive Streak; And Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment.

After signing an overall deal with Netflix in 2019, Benioff and Weiss produced Amanda Peet and Annie Wyman’s dramedy The Chair. The stars Sandra Oh as the head of a crisis-plagued college English department. And it released the first season on Aug. 20, 2021. The famous duo also directed Leslie Jones’ 2020. A stand-up comedy, notably Time Machine.

Who is cast in Three-Body Problem?

Are you curious to know who is going to be the cast member of this show? Well, This year, on October 29, Netflix officially announced 12 primary cast members for the series. They are Benedict Wong (Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness), Aamer Usmani (Succession), Jess Hong (Inked), Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones), Elza González (Baby Driver), Tsai Chin (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Marlo Kelly (Dare Me), Alex Sharp (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time); Sea Shimooka (Arrow), Zine Tseng, John Bradley (Game of Thrones), Jovan Adepo (Watchmen).

Three Body-Problem
Three Body-Problem

There is no official information released on their roles in this series. And one name (González) has been previously reported, though not officially confirmed.  Three Body-Problem is all about what will happen when humanity discovers we are not alone in the universe. Alexander Woo co-created the series with Benioff and Weiss. And is also an executive producer and writer. Bernadette Caulfield is an executive producer too. And Rian Johnson Ram Bergman and Nena Rodrigue are executive producers for T-Street. The late former Yuzu Group chairman Lin Qi and rights-holder, The Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Zilong, are executive producers. Plan B Entertainment — Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner’s company — are executive producers. And Rosamund Pike and Robie Uniacke are executive producers, too, for Primitive Streak.

Game Of Thrones’ Creators Working ‘The Three-Body Problem’ For Netflix

Finally, some good news for fans -Famous show Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are taking on another ambitious project in hand. The famous duo will team with The Terror: Infamy showrunner Alexander Woo to adapt Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning novel trilogy The Three-Body Problem for Netflix’s future show. Netflix has given a series greenlight to start working on the project. Which also counts Rian Johnson, Rosamund Pike, and Brad Pitt’s Plan B among its executive producers. Cixin and Ken Liu, who wrote the English-language translation to the first and third novels of the famous trilogy, will be consulting producers.

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Previously he produced the famous psychological drama film Heaven Knew What in 2014. And in 2017, Good Time starring Robert Pattinson. He also directed a few short films too. But like his last acting stint, these were projects nobody has ever heard of in life.

Will The Adaptation Of ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Be As Bumpy As ‘Dune’?

Fans of the award-winning Chinese sci-fi trilogy The Three-Body Problem were thrilled after the author of the book itself revealed in mid-October that production is currently underway on TV adaptations helmed by Chinese and US production companies. However, fans are also worried about not getting any concrete release date after waiting for years.

This year on, October 17, the author Liu Cixin, China’s Hugo award-winning novelist, revealed that production was underway on the adaptations in an interview with media. After giving a speech at his alma mater, the North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power in Zhengzhou, China’s Henan Province. Tencent Video struck in 2008, a deal to adapt the story into a TV series. And according to a report from the 21st Century Business Herald, Tencent began shooting in July 2020, with plans to release the awaited series in 2021. Yet, there is no update regarding the release date even though 2021 is entering its tail end.

In 2020, an official news report said that Netflix had also greenlit an adaptation helmed by True Blood’s Alexander Woo and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. And Netflix had earlier struck a deal with the Chinese company the Yoozoo Group’s The Three-Body Universe, the managers of the IP. For the original rights to produce an English-language adaptation of the famous trilogy.

The famous video streaming platform Netflix has also yet to announce a release date of its upcoming show.

In light of the recent release of the new film adaptation of the famous Western science-fiction novel Dune. And its mixed reception in China, fans have expressed concern that an adaptation of Liu’s novel might go through similar twists and turns like the latest film, Dune. It has also been discussed for a couple of years “how to make a science fiction film on such a massive scale without flopping.” Dune itself witnessed three failed adaptations before its current version finally hit theaters in October 2021. And reports have also described adapting the story as “historically troubled.” In 2016, Dune’s film rights were transferred to Legendary Pictures, a film production company based in California. According to famous reports, Legendary’s latest adaptation cost 165 million dollars to make it happen.

While many fans have been waiting for a successful movie version of Dune for years, and reviews for the movie have been mixed in China. An insider told the Global Times that watching science fiction adaptations like this requires a lot of background knowledge to understand it well. And which is why a considerable number of moviegoers are reluctant to watch them or “cannot understand them even when they do go.”

” Like Dune, The Three-Body Problem requires a lot of investment and energy for sci-fi special effects. And it also requires a good team to draw out a big picture and tell a specific story with their cameras,” Zou, a fan of Liu’s trilogy, told the Global Times on Monday, saying that she is still looking forward to watching both the Chinese and English versions.

Three Body-Problem Release Date

Are you curious to know the release date for the show? There is bad news for you – We have no official information on the release date of Three-Body Problem, but since the first season is set to wrap in August 2022, it won’t be until early 2023 when it drops on Netflix.

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