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SpaceAholic
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posted 11-03-2014 06:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Arthur C. Clarke's "3001: The Final Odyssey" set as Syfy miniseries:
Forty six years after the release of Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 2001: A Space Odyssey, the final book in Arthur C. Clarke's Odyssey series is getting a screen adaptation. Syfy has put in development 3001: The Final Odyssey, a miniseries based on the fourth and final Odyssey book.

Clarke's Odyssey series spanned over 30 years, with the initial publication of 2001 in 1968, and the final 3001 in 1997. The opening book was immortalized by Kubrick's 1968 feature. The second book, 2010: Odyssey Two, was the only other of the novels in the series to be brought to the screen as a 1984 movie directed by Peter Hyams. The 3001 adaptation is being done with the blessing and support of both the Kubrick and Clarke estates.

micropooz
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posted 11-03-2014 08:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for micropooz   Click Here to Email micropooz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Outstanding!

I read 3001 twice after the book came out, it was so good. Time to go revisit the book before it comes out on screen...

Thanks for the heads-up, Spaceaholic!

Ronpur
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posted 11-04-2014 09:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ronpur   Click Here to Email Ronpur     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
3001, I actually never read, but I do remember reading 2061: Odyssey Three, which I guess is getting skipped...

Greggy_D
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posted 11-04-2014 12:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Greggy_D   Click Here to Email Greggy_D     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Same here. I didn't read past 2061: Odyssey Three.

Gilbert
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posted 11-05-2014 01:09 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Gilbert   Click Here to Email Gilbert     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fantastic news! I hope they do a good adaptation of the book.

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