The small-screen adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451 is scheduled to debut on HBO Might 19.
The film model of the literary traditional is being directed by Ramin Bahrani from a script he penned with Amir Naderi. It tells the story of “a future the place the media is an opiate, historical past is rewritten and ‘firemen’ burn books,” a information launch from the cable community defined.
Michael B. Jordan portrays Man Montag, “a younger fireman who forsakes his world and struggles to regain his humanity as he battles his mentor, Hearth Captain Beatty,” performed by Michael Shannon.
Sofia Boutella performs Clarisse, “an informant caught between the competing pursuits of Montag and Beatty.”