Neuromancer series in the works from Terminator producers

The 10-episode drama has tapped Roland as showrunner and Dillard as director of the pilot.

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Apple TV+ has announced “Neuromancer,” a new drama based on the multi-award-winning science fiction novel by William Gibson. The series is to be created for television by Graham Roland and JD Dillard and produced by Skydance Television (Top Gun Maverick, Terminator Dark Fate), Anonymous Content and DreamCrew Entertainment

The 10-episode drama has tapped Roland as showrunner and Dillard as director of the pilot.

The series will follow a damaged, top-rung super-hacker named Case who is thrust into a web of digital espionage and high stakes crime with his partner Molly, a razor-girl assassin with mirrored eyes, aiming to pull a heist on a corporate dynasty with untold secrets

“We’re incredibly excited to be bringing this iconic property to Apple TV+,” said creators and executive producers Graham Roland and JD Dillard. “Since we became friends nearly ten years ago, we’ve looked for something to team up on, so this collaboration marks a dream come true. Neuromancer has inspired so much of the science fiction that’s come after it and we’re looking forward to bringing television audiences into Gibson’s definitive ‘cyberpunk’ world.”

“Neuromancer” will be executive produced by Roland and Dillard, alongside David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Matt Thunell for Skydance Television; Anonymous Content; Drake, Adel ‘Future’ Nur and Jason Shrier for DreamCrew Entertainment; Zack Hayden and, Gibson.

The debut novel by William Gibson, “Neuromancer” has been praised as one of the first and most-respected works within the cyberpunk genre and received numerous accolades including the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. The novel served as the first book in the Sprawl trilogy and was followed by “Count Zero” and “Mona Lisa Overdrive.”

The series marks the latest Apple Original series hailing from Skydance Television following the global hit, epic saga “Foundation,” currently in production on its third season; the critically acclaimed “The Big Door Prize,” which will soon debut its second season; and, the recently announced comedy series starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson from creator David West Read.

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