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Hurd manages RED MARS
Veteran SF producer takes off to the red planet
By Patrick Sauriol
June 06, 2003
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Kim Stanley Robinson's RED MARS.
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producer Gale Anne Hurd has her sights set on a new horizon: Mars. More specifically, Kim Stanley Robinson's RED MARS
Hurd will serve as executive producer on The Sci-Fi Channel's six-hour mini-series adaptation of Robinson's novel, who will also get credited as a consultant on the show. The script for the mini is being written by Gregory Widen (THE PROPHECY
Robinson's RED MARS
tells the story of the first human colonists on the red planet and the polical, social and environmental ramifications that result. The book is followed by GREEN MARS
and then BLUE MARS
and takes place over the span of a few decades as the world is terraformed to be more like Earth.
The mini-series is expected to play on the Channel in late 2004.Got a scoop? Know something that you need to tell us about? Send it to us!