Studio of WGN America adapting for television novel by the Strugatsky brothers "roadside picnic". The script will be written by Jack Paglen, who worked with Christopher Nolan on the film "Superiority". The plot of the series will unfold in the near future on Earth. The pilot is already ordered, release date is not yet specified.
Studio of WGN America adapting for television novel by the Strugatsky brothers "roadside picnic", according to The Hollywood Reporter. The script will be written by Jack Paglen, who worked with Christopher Nolan on the film "Supremacy".
The plot of the series will unfold in the near future on Earth, after she visited, and then the aliens left, leaving a dangerous secret. The main character red is a veteran Stalker who is unlawfully intruding in the anomalous zone and exploring the remains of an alien culture.
The company has already ordered a pilot of the project, but the date of commencement of filming and premiere have not been announced.
"Roadside picnic" filmed only Andrei Tarkovsky in 1979, he released the film "Stalker" scenario to which wrote themselves Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The novel formed the basis for several video games and performances. In 2006 to make a film based on the book planned Studio Columbia Pictures, but the project was suspended.
The novel was first published in 1972. "Roadside picnic" most of Strugatsky books printed abroad. Thanks to him in Russian language included the term "Stalker", denoting a lover of the so-called industrial tourism, Explorer of abandoned places.