Dark Matter by Blake Crouch has a TV series in development at Apple. For all the details about a film adaptation of this science fiction thriller, here’s what we know about the Dark Matter Apple TV+ series:
What’s it about? What’s the plot of Dark Matter?
Dark Matter is a science fiction thriller about a man who wakes up in a life he doesn’t recognize after being knocked down by a masked man. He has a different wife and his son doesn’t exist. He also goes from being a typical college professor to being a celebrated genius. In this story about the choices we make and the paths not taken in life, he starts to wonder which version of his life is the real one.
Dark Matter was originally published in July 2016.
See Dark Matter on Amazon.
What format will it be? Will the Dark Matter adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a episodic series, to be available on Apple TV+.
Who’s behind it?
Apple is developing the Dark Matter TV series adaptation with Matt Tolmach (Venom, Jumanji) producing the series.
Dark Matter was previously in development as a movie at Sony with Roland Emmerich tapped to direct, but it appears the project has been moved over to Apple and is now intended to be an episodic TV series. Sony originally paid $1.25 million for the rights to the novel in 2014. It’s unclear whether Emmerich is still attached to the project or not.
What’s the status of the Dark Matter adaptation?
The adaptation is currently early in development. The last announcement about the project was made in December 2020.
Who’s in the cast?
No casting details have been released yet.
See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
Dark Matter Apple TV+ Series Development Timeline
November 11, 2014 Sony acquires film rights for Dark Matter for $1.25M prior to it’s publication with Matt Tolmach attached to produce.
July 26, 2016 Dark Matter (novel) is released.
December 15, 2016 Roland Emmerich Orbits Sony’s Blake Crouch Novel ‘Dark Matter’
December 8, 2020 ‘Dark Matter’ Series in the Works at Apple from Matt Tolmach, Author Blake Crouch