Netflix Reveals “3 Body Problem” Trailer From “Game of Thrones” Creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss

One of the biggest upcoming series of the year has also been one of the most mysterious—Netflix’s 3 Body Problem, which comes from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss, as well as True Blood writer/producer Alexander Woo. The series is based on adapted from author Liu Cixin’s “Remembrance of Earth’s Past” trilogy, which is centered on how humanity preps for a coming alien invasion. Netflix revealed the new trailer at CES in Las Vegas.

“What we are hoping to do is to convey the experience — if not necessarily the exact details — of the novel onto the screen,” Woo said at CES. “What stayed, we hope, is the sense of wonderment and the sense of scope, of scale, where the problems are no longer just the problems of an individual or even a nation, but of an entire species.”

3 Body Problem is one of the most ambitious television series coming out in 2024, based as it is on Cixin’s sweeping epic and coming from Benioff and Weiss in their first drama since Game of Thrones concluded its eight-season run in 2019. 3 Body Problem is a meaty sci-fi adventure that offers Benioff and Weiss the largest palette they’ve had since GoT, with a fresh opportunity to adapt a world as richly imagined and emphatically explored as George R. R. Martin’s fantasy realm. They’ve both gone on record saying Cixin’s trilogy is the most ambitious science-fiction series they’ve ever read.

And once again, Benioff and Weiss have another stellar ensemble cast to work with, including Jovan Adepo, John Bradley, Rosalind Chao, Liam Cunningham, Eiza González, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Sea Shimooka, Zine Tseng, Saamer Usmani, Benedict Wong and Jonathan Pryce.

Check out the trailer below. 3 Body Problem arrives on Netflix on March 21.

Here’s the official logline from Netflix:

A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time into the present day. When the laws of nature inexplicably unravel before their eyes, a close-knit group of brilliant scientists join forces with an unorthodox detective to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.

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Featured image: 3 Body Problem poster. Courtesy Netflix.


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