The story of Elon Musk’s SpaceX is coming to TV. HBO is reportedly creating a six-episode restricted collection based mostly on Ashlee Vance’s 2015 best-selling Musk biography “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Unbelievable Future.” It’s going to inform the story of a staff of SpaceX engineers who have been picked by Musk to construct and launch a rocket into orbit (Falcon 1), and subsequently delivered the first-ever reusable rocket (Falcon 9) that would land vertically. Channing Tatum is among the many government producers on the HBO SpaceX collection, alongside Doug Jung (Star Trek Past) as author and government producer.
Selection brings phrase of HBO engaged on a SpaceX miniseries, and notes that Musk shouldn’t be concerned “presently.” Vance’s guide covers Musk’s life from childhood to his SpaceX days, by way of his years at metropolis information Zip2, funds processor PayPal, and electrical automobile producer Tesla. Nevertheless, the HBO collection will solely give attention to SpaceX that has a variety of firsts to its title for a privately-funded house firm, together with the first manned Falcon 9 mission again in Might.
Musk based SpaceX in 2002, a yr earlier than he began Tesla, and now instructions a private internet price of practically $100 billion (about Rs. 7,34,000 crores).
Along with Star Trek Past, Jung has beforehand labored on the Netflix psychological crime thriller collection Mindhunter, the 2018 sci-fi horror movie The Cloverfield Paradox, and the motion collection Banshee, out there on Disney+ Hotstar in India. Jung was additionally the creator on the short-lived TNT motion crime drama collection Darkish Blue.
Tatum’s Free Affiliation banner will produce the HBO SpaceX collection, with Free Affiliation’s Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan additionally serving as government producers, alongside former HBO Movies president Len Amato and Vance. Free Affiliation’s Michael Parets will oversee the HBO SpaceX collection.
Vance’s guide was named among the many greatest books of 2015 by a number of American publications, together with Audible, Quick Firm, NPR, and The Wall Avenue Journal. It spent a number of months on The New York Occasions best-seller record.