Apple Reportedly Commissions 'Dark Matter' Series for Apple TV+ Based on Bestselling Novel

Apple has commissioned a series based on bestselling novel "Dark Matter," which author Blake Crouch will adapt himself, according to Collider.

dark matter blake crouch

The series is reportedly set to be produced by Matt Tolmach, who has previously worked on the films "Venom," "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," and "Spider-Man: Homecoming." Tolmach previously developed Dark Matter as a feature film for Sony, which paid 1.25 million dollars for the rights in 2014, but the latest incarnation of the project seems to be a series.

Sony Television will serve as the studio for the project, but the series is expected to ultimately premiere on Apple TV+ exclusively.

The Dark Matter novel is a high-concept sci-fi thriller, and the story is said to explore the paths taken by different choices and how far individuals will go to achieve their dreams. The book was an instant New York Times bestseller, and went on to be published in 35 languages around the world.

Top Rated Comments

EugW Avatar
15 months ago
Damn, for a minute I thought they were going to take over the reigns of this show.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/dark_matter



Attachment Image
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Maclver Avatar
15 months ago

Damn, for a minute I thought they were going to take over the reigns of this show.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/dark_matter


I got excited for two seconds when reading the article. I wish someone would revive this.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AlliFlowers Avatar
15 months ago

Damn, for a minute I thought they were going to take over the reigns of this show.

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/dark_matter


Same. Really got my hopes up for a minute, because that show was phenomenal.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Boil Avatar
15 months ago

Why must you open up old wounds?


Attachment Image
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ar40 Avatar
15 months ago

They'll find a way to make it terrible. They really need to stick with iPhones...
On what basis? Everything else they've done has been top notch in every aspect. You have to look at a company's track record when you make judgment calls.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
briko Avatar
15 months ago

Everything else they've done has been top notch in every aspect.
Did you see See? Lol

Not nearly as good as I had hoped in my opinion. The Morning show was surprisingly good though.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

Apple TV Ray Light 2 Teal

Apple Inks Deal for 'Roar' Series Starring Nicole Kidman and Alison Brie

Tuesday March 2, 2021 9:18 am PST by
Apple today announced that it has signed a series order for anthology series "Roar," which is set to star Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Merritt Wever, and Alison Brie. "Roar" is described as an "anthology series of darkly comic feminist fables." The show comes from "GLOW" creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, who have an overall content deal with Apple TV+. "GLOW" was a wrestling comedy...
snapchat dark mode

Snapchat Rolls Out Dark Mode on iOS

Wednesday May 5, 2021 1:17 am PDT by
Nearly two years following the release of iOS and iPadOS 13, which included native, built-in, and systemwide dark mode, Snapchat, one of the world's most prominent social media networks, has finally rolled out a dark mode theme for iOS users. Snapchat began testing a dark mode theme of its app design late last year with a small group of iOS users. Now, Snapchat says that as of this week, it...
Apple TV Plus The Line

Apple Launches True Crime Podcast and Apple TV+ Series 'The Line'

Tuesday April 6, 2021 7:04 am PDT by
Apple has today announced the launch of a new true crime podcast and Apple TV+ show titled "The Line" (via Variety). The Line encompasses two independent non-fiction series about the same subject, including a six-part non-fiction podcast and a four-part limited documentary series on Apple TV+. The multi-media series is set to expose "previously untold aspects" about the story of former...
matter smart home connectivity

Apple, Amazon and Google Smart Home Alliance Announces New 'Matter' Connectivity Standard

Tuesday May 11, 2021 10:56 am PDT by
The Connectivity Standards Alliance, which includes major tech companies like Apple, Amazon, and Google, today announced the launch of "Matter," a new interoperable, secure connectivity standard designed for smart home devices. Formerly known as "Project CHIP," Matter is a unified IP-based connectivity protocol that will be used to build and connect Internet of Things ecosystems. It is...
servant tv show

Apple TV+ Thriller 'Servant' Nominated for 2021 TV Choice Award

Thursday May 6, 2021 3:07 am PDT by
Popular Apple TV+ original show "Servant" has been nominated for the Best Drama Series category in the upcoming 2021 TV Choice Awards. Apple announced the nomination this week via its official "Servant" Twitter account. The TV Choice Awards is held annually, with winners awarded on the basis of a public vote, rather than being chosen by critics. "Servant" will compete with 62 other...
tragedy of macbeth

A24 Film 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' With Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand Coming to Apple TV+

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:37 am PDT by
Apple today announced that it is teaming up with A24 for "The Tragedy of Macbeth," a drama that's set to star Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. "The Tragedy of Macbeth" is directed by Joel Coen, and is based on "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare. It's the first film that's directed by just one Coen brother, and it will be in black and white. As a duo, the Coen brothers have produced hit ...
maxresdefault

Apple TV+ Shares Trailer for Stephen King's Thriller Series 'Lisey's Story'

Tuesday May 11, 2021 6:24 am PDT by
Apple today shared the official trailer for "Lisey's Story," a thriller series based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King. Hailing from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, the original series follows Lisey Landon (played by Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband, famous novelist Scott Landon (played by Clive Owen). A series of unsettling...
billy crudup

Billy Crudup to Star in Apple TV+ Retro-Future Dramedy 'Hello Tomorrow!'

Thursday May 6, 2021 9:21 am PDT by
Billy Crudup, who currently plays Cory Ellison on "The Morning Show," is set to star in another Apple TV+ series called "Hello Tomorrow," Apple announced today. Described as a "retro-future dramedy," the show features a group of traveling salesmen who are hawking lunar timeshares. Crudup will play the starring role of Jack, a talented, ambitious salesman "whose unshakeable faith in a...

Popular Stories

airpodsinear 1

AirPods Save Woman's Life With Feature Everyone Should Know

Friday January 21, 2022 2:13 am PST by
Apple's AirPods have been credited with saving a woman's life after a potentially fatal fall, People reports. When a 60-year-old florist in New Jersey tripped and hit her head in her studio, she lost consciousness and awoke heavily bleeding. With nobody around to call for help, she realized she had her AirPods in, and used a "Hey Siri" command to call 911. An operator was able to stay on the ...
iphone 13 earpods

Apple to Stop Including EarPods With Every iPhone Sold in France From Next Week

Friday January 21, 2022 3:21 am PST by
Apple will no longer include EarPods with every iPhone sold in France, starting on January 24, according to a notice posted by a French carrier (via iGeneration). Apple was previously required to include EarPods in the box with the iPhone due to a French law that required every smartphone sold in the country to come with a "handsfree kit," but the law has now been changed in favor of reducing the ...
peloton tv workout cardio

Apple Floated as Potential Buyer of Peloton

Friday January 21, 2022 6:11 am PST by
Following months of bleak news about Peloton's "precarious state," including the revelation that it has halted production of its bikes and treadmills, Apple is being floated as a potential buyer of Peloton's troubled fitness business. Yesterday, CNBC reported that Peloton will temporarily stop production of its connected fitness products due to a "significant reduction" in consumer demand, a ...
Questionable Design Decisions

Apple's Most Questionable Design Decisions in Recent Memory

Sunday January 23, 2022 2:59 am PST by
Apple has always emphasized the depth of thought that goes into the design of its products. In the foreword to Designed by Apple in California, a photo book released by the company in 2016, Jony Ive explains how the company strives "to define objects that appear effortless" and "so simple, coherent and inevitable that there could be no rational alternative." But every once in a while even...
Spring 2022 Apple Products Feature

New iPad Air, Macs, and iPhone SE With 5G Likely to Be Announced at Apple Event This Spring

Thursday January 20, 2022 8:32 am PST by
Earlier this week, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman tweeted that Apple "will be holding a spring event" to announce a new iPhone SE and other hardware. In a recent edition of his newsletter, Gurman said the event is likely to occur in March or April. Gurman did not elaborate on what "other hardware" will be announced at Apple's purported spring event, but rumors suggest at least four products are...
Upcoming Products 2022 Feature

Gurman: Apple Preparing 'Widest Array of New Hardware Products in Its History' for Fall

Sunday January 23, 2022 10:32 am PST by
Apple is working on a number of new products that are set to launch this fall, and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman says that it will be "the widest array" of new devices that Apple has introduced in its history. In his latest "Power On" newsletter, Gurman explains that Apple is working on four new iPhones (iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Max), an updated low-end MacBook Pro, a ...
apple watch series 7 aluminum colors yellowbg

Apple Watch Charging Bug Fixed in watchOS 8.4 Release Candidate

Thursday January 20, 2022 4:01 pm PST by
The watchOS 8.4 release candidate that was seeded to developers and beta testers this morning addresses an ongoing bug that could cause some Apple Watch chargers not to work properly with the Apple Watch. Back in December, we reported on a growing number of charging issues that Apple Watch Series 7 owners were facing. Since watchOS 8.3, there have been a number of complaints about...
safari icon blue banner

macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 Release Candidates Fix Safari Bug That Leaks Browsing Activity

Thursday January 20, 2022 1:30 pm PST by
The macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 release candidates that came out today appear to address a Safari bug that could cause your recent browsing history and details about your identity to be leaked to malicious entities. As shared last week by browser fingerprinting service FingerprintJS, there is an issue with the WebKit implementation of the IndexedDB JavaScript API. Any website that uses...
apple college discounts

Apple Walks Back UNiDAYS Verification Requirement for U.S. Education Store

Friday January 21, 2022 12:43 pm PST by
Earlier this week, Apple began requiring that customers taking advantage of educational discounts in the United States verify their status as a teacher, student, or school staff member through UNiDAYS. The requirement was a major change as Apple had never asked customers to go through a verification process in the United States before, and now, just three days after verification was added,...