Adam McKay Will Write and Direct Climate Change Anthology Series ‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ for HBO Max

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Adam McKay Will Write and Direct Climate Change Anthology Series ‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ for HBO Max

Adam McKay’s busy week just got a lot busier. Just days after the announcement that the director would be partnering with HBO to help develop a series based on Bong Joon Ho’s acclaimed film “Parasite,” Wednesday brought news that his relationship with the network is expanding.

As part of a preview of the upcoming slate for the soon-to-launch streaming service, HBO Max Chief Content Officer Kevin Reilly revealed that the network is planning a climate change-focused anthology series, with McKay serving as both writer and director.

“The Uninhabitable Earth” will be based on both the magazine piece and book by New York Magazine columnist David Wallace-Wells. This dramatized adaptation will examine possible futures brought on by specific actions or inaction in the face of the current climate crisis. McKay will write and direct the first episode, leading the way for other filmmakers to offer their interpretations of what

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Author: Steve Greene