Robert Kirkman to Develop Frederik Pohl’s Gateaway For a TV Series

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Variety reported, Frederik Pohl’s Gateaway is currently being developed as a TV series by Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment.Gateaway is the first book in the Heechee Saga. It’s about an alien race. 

You can read the full details about the series below:

“Working on one of the seminal works of science fiction is an honor and a privilege,” said Skybound CEO David Alpert. “I have had these books on my shelf for over 30 years, so getting to work on them is a dream come true.”

“Gateway” tells the story of a poor miner, Robinette Stetley Broadhead, who makes a dangerous trip into space to seek a fortune and escape the difficulties of living on a barren and overcrowded Earth.

The option pact was set with Frederik Pohl IV, co-executor of the Pohl estate alongside Elizabeth Anne Hull, the author’s widow. Curtis Brown Ltd. handled the deal on behalf of the estate.

 

“Dr. Hull and I are excited that Frederik Pohl’s ‘Gateway‘ has found a home at Skybound,” said Frederik Pohl IV. “Their long interest in my father’s work and their insight into it give us confidence that they are the perfect people to bring the ‘Heechee Saga’ to a massive audience.”

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