Revealed shortly earlier than Philip Ok. Dick’s breakout novel The Man within the Excessive Fort, Vulcan’s Hammer won’t be one of many celebrated creator’s best-known titles. However its pulpy story is—like so lots of Dick’s works—eerily prescient, and director Francis Lawrence, who’s roamed some dystopian landscapes prior to now due to movies like The Starvation Video games and I Am Legend, and Apple TV+ collection See, sees big-screen potential in it.
This information comes courtesy of the Hollywood Reporter, which sums up the story thusly: “Hammer is about after a devastating world battle, when the nations of Earth type the Unity occasion and cede international governance to the Vulcan AI system, which algorithmically dictates insurance policies for Unity to hold out. Nonetheless, after Vulcan is attacked and a particular agent is murdered, Unity director William Barris known as to unravel the thriller to determine who, or what, desires to destroy the system he has devoted his life to.”
Among the many producers: Isa Dick Hackett, Dick’s daughter, who additionally labored on earlier diversifications like Amazon’s The Man within the Excessive Fort and Philip Ok. Dick’s Electrical Desires, in addition to the function movie The Adjustment Bureau. These are, in fact, just some of the titles based mostly on Dick’s physique of labor, alongside the likes of Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Whole Recall, and Minority Report.
Up to now there’s no phrase on who would possibly star within the movie, or once we would possibly get to see it. Lawrence’s subsequent launch is Slumberland—a Netflix movie adaptation of the Winsor McCay comedian e-book Little Nemo in Slumberland, starring Jason Momoa—and after that he has Starvation Video games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
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