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In case you forgot during your preparation for the great Netflix vs. Disney+ wars to come, WarnerMedia is also debuting its own streaming service in 2020 and it’s slowly but surely getting kinda’ stacked. J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot arm are most likely coming aboard, Denis Villeneuve is directing a Dune pilot, and now Patrick Somerville, the writer and producer behind Netflix’s A-list limited series Maniac, is helming two buzzy book adaptations for the service: Station Eleven and Made for Love.
Somerville projects certainly do a great job matching directors to a project, much like the case of Maniac and Cary Joji Fukunaga. Station Eleven is a moody, melancholy post-apocalyptic novel from author Emily St. John Mandel that spans generations. Frequent Atlanta and Barry director Hiro Murai—who also helmed Donald Glover‘s game-changing “This Is America” music video—will direct all 10 episodes, which is a mouth-wateringly perfect pairing of material and mastermind.
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