HOLLYWOOD HAS BEEN TRYING TO MAKE THE FILM FOR OVER A DECADE.
Deadpool director, Tim Miller, is set to adapt the Sci-fi novel Neuromancer for Fox.
The 1984 novel was William Gibson debut novel. It’s about “a washed-up computer hacker hired by a mysterious employer to pull off the ultimate hack.” It started the Sprawl trilogy . The novel is a milestone in the cyberpunk genre and the first to win the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award.
Directors Joseph Kahn and Vincenzo Natali, among other filmmakers, were attached to the project over the past decade. X-Men’s Simon Kinberg will produce the movie.
Miller, who dropped out of Deadpool 2 due to creative differences, have other projects coming up. Including adapting the sci-fi novel Influx for Fox and an animated/live-action adaptation of the classic videogame character Sonic the Hedgehog for Sony.