The creator of Mr. Robot prepares a series about 'Metropolis' for Apple TV +



'metropolis', the classic movies mute and the Science fiction of 1927 directed by Fritz Langit will become in TV series. Service streaming of the apple has announced the start-up of this ambitious project, which will be headed by Sam Esmail, creator of 'mr robot'.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Esmail will write and direct all the episodes of this series based on the historic 1927 Fritz Lang film, which stood out for its pioneering visual effects, its transgressive elaborate set designs and its expressionist cinematographic style. The film, with a script signed by Thea von Harbor features a dystopian futuristic world ruled by a wealthy elite that exploits workers who live in precarious conditions confined in an underground ghetto.

Metropolis is the latest title added to the already long list of projects that Esmail has accumulated. The filmmaker and screenwriter is executive producer of the series Gaslit for Starz and Angelyne for Peacock and the film terror The Resort. It is also developing a reboot of Battlestar Galactica for Peacock and will write and direct the feature film Leave the World Behind for Netflixa film based on a novel by Rumaan Alam that will star Julia RobertsMahershala Ali and Ethan Hawke.



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