Shonda Rhimes Developing Sci-Fi Universe for Netflix

Shonda Rhimes Developing Sci-Fi Universe for Netflix

Shonda Rhimes, Netflix

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 08: Shonda Rhimes attends ABC’s ‘Scandal’ 100th Episode Celebration on April 8, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Picture by JB Lacroix/WireImage)

Netflix introduced on Thursday that Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and Batman director Matt Reeves are creating a characteristic movie and “tv universe” for Recursion, an upcoming sci-fi novel by Blake Crouch.

In response to Selection, the novel, which can be revealed on June 11, is about an invention by a feminine scientist that permits folks to reactivate or reinvent their reminiscences.

“Initiatives like this are why I got here to Netflix,” Rhimes mentioned. The tv author and producer left ABC community and signed a huge $100 million take care of the streaming platform. Recursion can be her first venture underneath the signing.

The five-time NAACP winner continued, “The chance to discover a multi-genre universe in progressive methods is extraordinarily thrilling. Matt and Blake each have the super capability to construct compelling characters and imaginative landscapes and I’m thrilled to work alongside them.”

Reeves celebrated working with Rhimes saying, “Netflix is uniquely suited for this formidable enterprise and I can’t think about a extra thrilling accomplice than the astonishingly gifted Shonda Rhimes whose work I’ve admired for years.”

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