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Amazon’s Ringworld Moves Forward with Game of Thrones Director

Amazon’s Ringworld Moves Forward with Game of Thrones Director

It was rather quietly announced last September that screenwriter and producer Akiva Goldsman had signed a deal with Amazon and its producing partner MGM to develop Larry Niven’s classic 1970 science fiction novel, Ringworld, as a series. Now Goldsman confirms that the project is steadily moving forward.

Goldsman revealed in an interview with Collider that he is currently working on the script for the show, and that Alan Taylor is attached to direct the pilot. Said Goldsman, “Hopefully that will turn into an actual set of moving pictures, but God knows.”

Ringworld tells the story of Louis Wu, a 200-year-old man who lives on Earth in the year 2850 and is recruited to go on a deep space voyage to investigate a gigantic, habitable artificial ring that orbits a distant star and was built by a now-vanished civilization. The book, known for its hard science concepts that influenced both numerous other

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