THREE-BODY PROB­LEM to be made into Movie

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Liu Cixin’s novel The Three-Body Prob­lem is to be turned into a fea­ture film. Di­rec­tor Fan­fan Zhang has been at­tached to the pro­ject, and it is sched­uled for re­lease in July 2016. The book is the first ti­tle in the Three-Body Se­ries, telling the story of a civil­i­sa­tion in another so­lar sys­tem that is fac­ing ex­tinc­tion and chooses to in­vade the Earth to save it­self. The se­ries has al­ready re­ceived China’s Gal­axy Award, and has sold more than 1.5 mil­lion copies in its orig­i­nal Chi­nese while the 2014 trans­la­tion by Ken Liu has been win­ning awards in the English-speak­ing world this year. STAR­BURST’s own book pod­cast, The Book­Worm, is filled with all the latest news, re­views and in­ter­views and can be found on Twit­ter @ra­dio­book­worm

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