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BBC iD Sign in. Printable version. According to RiskyBiz , Apocalypto scribe Farhad Safinia has been hired to pen the adaptation, and will begin shortly. Scott has waited 20 years to get his hands on Brave New World , and now that he has his chance, I would doubt that he is going to do whatever he can to make it happen.
Last year he publicly said that he hoped to go into production on World after his Robin Hood project, then titled Nottingham. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, it remains remarkably relevant to this day as both a warning to be heeded as we head into tomorrow and as thought-provoking, satisfying entertainment.
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When the novel Brave New World first appeared in , its shocking analysis of a scientific dictatorship seemed a projection into the remote future. Here, in one of the most important and fascinating books of his career, Aldous Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with his prophetic fantasy.
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He scrutinizes threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion, and explains why we have found it virtually impossible to avoid them. Brave New World Revisited is a trenchant plea that humankind should educate itself for freedom before it is too late. Many sci-fi stories and films have been influenced by Brave New World over the years, including Demolition Man, which is set in a world based loosely on the one presented in the book.