Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams


Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is an upcoming science fiction television anthology series based on the works of Philip K. Dick . [1] The series will consist of ten standalone episodes based on Dick’s work, written by both British and American writers, and will be broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom and Amazon . [2] [3]

Cast

” The Commuter ”

  • Timothy Spall as Ed Jacobson [4]
  • Rudi Dharmalingham as Bob Paine [4]
  • Tuppence Middleton as Linda [4]
  • Anne Reid as Martine Jenkins [4]
  • Ann Akin as Dr. Simpson [4]
  • Hayley Squires [4]
  • Tom Brooke [4]

“Impossible Planet”

  • Jack Reynor [5]
  • Benedict Wong [5]
  • Geraldine Chaplin [5]
  • Georgina Campbell [5]

“Crazy Diamond”

  • Julia Davis [6]
  • Steve Buscemi [6]

” Father Thing ”

  • Greg Kinnear [6]
  • Mireille Enos [6]
  • Jack Gore as Charlie [6]
  • Zakk Paradise as Henry [6]
  • Jack Lewis as Dylan Peretti [6]

“Real Life”

  • Anna Paquin [7]
  • Terrence Howard [7]
  • Rachelle Lefevre [8]
  • Jacob Vargas [8]
  • Sam Witwer [8]
  • Guy Burnet [8]

“The Hood Maker”

  • Richard Madden [9]
  • Holiday Grainger [9]
  • Anneika Rose [9]
  • Richard McCabe [9]

“Kill All Others”

  • Vera Farmiga [10]
  • Mel Rodriguez [10]
  • Jason Mitchell [10]
  • Glenn Morshower [10]
  • Sarah Brown [10]

” Autofac ”

  • Janelle Monae [11]
  • Juno Temple [11]
  • Jay Paulson [11]
  • David Lyons [11]

“Safe & Sound”

  • Annalise Basso [12]
  • Maura Tierney [12]

“Human Is”

  • Essie Davis [12]
  • Bryan Cranston [12]
  • Liam Cunningham [12]
  • Ruth Bradley [12]

Production

The series was first set at AMC and Channel 4 , before AMC pulled out, leading channel 4 to announce the series. [2] In February 2017, it was announced that Amazon Video had bought the US rights to the series. [3] The series will be produced by Sony Pictures Television with Ronald D. Moore , Michael Dinner , and Bryan Cranston serving as executive producers. Cranston will also star in one of the episodes. [2] The episode writers include Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, Tony Grisoni , Jack Thorne , Matthew Graham , David Farr , Dee Rees , and Travis Beacham . [13] Jack Thorne will write “The Commuter”, the first episode of the series, based on the short story of the same name , with Tom Harper directing the episode. [4]

Post-production sound supervision and design will be done by Mark Lanza. He Has Worked with Dinner and Cranston before on the Amazon Video crime drama series Sneaky Pete .

List of episodes

No.
overall
No. in
season
title Directed by Teleplay by Based on Original air date
1 1 “The Commuter” Tom Harper Jack Thorne ” The Commuter ”
by Philip K. Dick
TBA
2 2 “Impossible Planet” David Farr David Farr “The Impossible Planet”
by Philip K. Dick
TBA

References

  1. Jump up^ Jaafar, Ali (May 10, 2016). “Bryan Cranston To Star Electric Dreams: The World Of Philip K. Dick” . Deadline.com .
  2. ^ Jump up to:c Lodderhose, Diana (May 10, 2016). “Bryan Cranston to Star in Philip K. Dick Series From ‘Outlander’s’ Ron Moore . Variety .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Littleton, Cynthia (February 14, 2017). “Amazon Grabs US Rights to Bryan Cranston’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ Anthology Series” . Variety .
  4. ^ Jump up to:h Petski, Denise (March 21, 2017). “Timothy Spall To Star In ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” Commuter ‘Episode’ . Deadline.com .
  5. ^ Jump up to:d Lodderhouse, Diana (April 7, 2017). “Jack Reynor & Benedict Wong To Star In ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” Impossible Planet ‘Episode’ . Deadline.com .
  6. ^ Jump up to:g Mitchell, Robert (April 18, 2017). “Steve Buscemi, Greg Kinnear Enter ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams ‘ ” . Variety .
  7. ^ Jump up to:b Pedersen, Erik (May 3, 2017). “Anna Paquin & Terrence Howard To Guest On” Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ For Amazon ” . Deadline.com .
  8. ^ Jump up to:d Otterson, Joe (May 3, 2017). “Terrence Howard, Anna Paquin Join ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams ‘ ” . Variety .
  9. ^ Jump up to:d Gilyadov, Alex (May 18, 2017). “Richard Madden Joins Philip K. Dick: Electric Dreams Anthology TV Series” . IGN .
  10. ^ Jump up to:e Mitchell, Robert (May 24, 2017). “Vera Farmiga Joins Cast of Anthology Series ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams ‘ ” . Variety .
  11. ^ Jump up to:d Verlocci, Carli (May 31, 2017). “Janelle Monae, Juno Temple Join ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ Cast” . TheWrap .
  12. ^ Jump up to:f Pedersen, Erik (June 6, 2017). ‘ ‘ Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’: Amazon Finalizes Season 1 Cast With Maura Tierney & Others; Bryan Cranston Role Set ” . Deadline.com .
  13. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 14, 2017). ” ‘ Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ TV Series From Ron Moore, Michael Dinner & Bryan Cranston Picked Up By Amazon” . Deadline.com .

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