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HBO is looking to post-apocalyptic Africa for its next cult classic


Afrofuturism is coming to HBO, thanks in part to Game of Thrones-creator George R. R. Martin.

Nigerian-American science-fiction author Nnedi Okorafor announced on July 10 that HBO will be turning her novel Who Fears Death into a television series. Martin confirmed his role as one of the show’s executive producers.

“Even in this Golden Age of television drama, there’s nothing like Who Fears Death on the small screen at present, and if I can play a part, however small, in helping to bring this project to fruition, I’ll be thrilled,” Martin wrote on his LiveJournal. Full Story

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