A Limited Series Based On Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is In Works; Being Developed By HBO.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is all set to feature on the small screen. SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp) is an American space transportation service company. It is founded by Elon Musk and now it is being developed into a limited series by HBO. The limited series will follow the story of how Musk’s space company will revive the United States’ space desires. HBO is developing this six-part series; whereas Channing Tatum’s ‘Free Association’ will produce it.
However, Musk is not associated with the show yet. But, still, he has proved himself to be one of the most influential figures in the present times. Besides SpaceX, Musk is also the CEO of his other enterprise, Tesla. Tesla is an electric vehicle and clean energy company, which is changing the world due to its sustainable uses and performance. Currently, Musk’s net worth is somewhat close to $100 billion.
And, now his work has inspired the television network to showcase his work on the screen. So, let’s go ahead and check out all the recent updates:
SpaceX: The Crew Behind The Camera
We are already aware that the series will be produced by Channing Tatum’s Free Association. However, the list for the other crew members for the show is also out. The series will be based on the book, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. The book is written by Ashlee Vance and made its debut in 2017.
As for the series, Doug Jung will be scripting the story. Jung is known for his works in “Star Trek Beyond” and “The Cloverfield Paradox”. His writing credits also include shows such as “Mindhunter,” “Banshee,” “Big Love,” and “Dark Blue.”
Tatum along with other Free Association members, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan will serve as the executive producer. Moreover, Ashlee Vance and Len Amato will also executively produce the new series. Amato is the former president of HBO Films, Miniseries & Cinemax.
Actor Channing Tatum is also working on his directorial debut, Dog which will release in 2021. Tatum will also star in his new movie as well as co-direct it. And, now he will produce a new series with HBO too.
What Will Be The Show About?
Considering and knowing SpaceX, we already know that the show will showcase real events. Also, the six-episode series will the story of how Musk handpicks a team of engineers to work on a remote Pacific Island. There they build, and launch, the first SpaceX rocket into the orbit. This manned spacecraft is called “Falcon 9”. Also, Falcon 9 is the World’s first orbital-class reusable rocket.
SpaceX is the billionaire entrepreneur’s lifelong dream to make humanity multi-planetary.
With a dream so big, the series is sure to inspire and educate a lot of people. This can also cause it to follow the steps of other successful HBO limited series. These limited series such as “Chernobyl,” “Big Little Lies,” and “Watchman” have won big at Emmys as well.