Arthur Clarke’s ‘3001: The Final Odyssey’ Set As Syfy Miniseries From Scott Free

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On the heels of recently greenlighting a miniseries adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End, Syfy is giving a miniseries treatment to another Clarke novel, 3001: The Final Odyssey, the fourth and final book in his Odyssey series.

beattie3001, now in development, hails from Scott Free Prods. and Warner Horizon TV. Feature writer Stuart Beattie (Pirates Of The Caribbean, Collateral) will write the adaptation and serve as executive producer along with Scott Free’s Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker. Clayton Krueger will serve as co-executive producer.

Described as an epic story of a man lost in time and dark thematic meditations on the final fate of all Humankind, 3001 begins with the discovery of Frank Poole’s frozen body, floating in space, and resolves the tale that started in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Clarke’s Odyssey series spanned over 30 years, with the initial publication of 2001 in 1968, and the…

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