A genre is only as healthy as the men and women who create it, especially those newbies who'll carry the torch when our old masters have moved on. So why are people in a position to nurture that next generation doing their best to steer them away from writing science fiction? Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Chabon recalls when it happened to him.
Michael Chabon's astonishing comic book-centric novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay has been stuck in Hollywood's development hell for years, any movement on a feature film version stalled beyond hope. But now, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker wants to make it a miniseries.
Once upon a time, Michael Chabon wrote a novel called The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, about two Jewish cousins in New York City who create a beloved comic-book superhero. The novel won a Pulitzer Prize and was shepherded into film development—and then landed in development hell. But this clip shows what could've been ...
No, really. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is teaming with the cable powerhouse to tell the true story of the stage magicians who helped the Allies win World War II.