Emmy-nominated Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Outlander”) and Michael Dinner (“Justified”) will write and exec produce while Cranston will also exec produce and appear in the series.
“Electric Dreams” will illustrate Dick’s prophetic vision and celebrate the prized sci-fi novelist’s work and each episode will be a standalone drama adapted and contemporised for global auds by a creative team of U.S. and Brit scribes.
Also exec producing are James Degus (“Sneaky Pete”), Isa Dick Hackett (“The Adjustment Bureau”), Kalen Egan (“The Man in the High Castle”), Christopher Tricario (“The Man in High Castle”), Maril Davis (“Battlestar Galactica”) as well as David Kanter (“The Revenant”) and Matt DeRoss (upcoming Cinemax series “Quarry”).
“This is an electric dream come true,” said Cranston in a statement. “We are so thrilled to be able to explore and expand upon the evergreen themes found in the incredible work of this literary master.”
The series was commissioned for Channel 4 by Jay Hunt, Piers Wenger and Simon Maxwell and will be made by Sony Pictures Television. The drama will preem on Channel 4 in Blighty and will be distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television.