Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amazon Gives Series Order to Drama 'Tales From the Loop' Created by Nathaniel Halpern

Amazon has given a series order to the original drama series Tales From the Loop based on the artwork by Simon Stalenhag. The first season will include eight episodes.

The drama explores the town and people who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of he universe - making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction. In this fantastical, mysterious town, poignant human tales are told that bare universal emotional experiences while drawing on the intrigue of genre storytelling.

Nathaniel Halpern (Legion) developed the series. He executive produces with Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn, Mattias Montero, Johan Lindström, Samantha Taylor Pickett and director Mark Romanek. Fox 21 Television Studios, Amazon Studios, 6th & Idaho Productions and Indio will produce.

"Simon Stalenhag's paintings are renowned for their vision of a not-too-distant, futuristic landscape. We are looking forward to bringing that to life and sharing it with our Prime Video audience," said Albert Cheng, Co-Head of Television, Amazon Studios.

"Nathaniel is a gifted storyteller who shares our passion for creating soulful, human stories that push the boundaries of genre programming and we're thrilled to be working with him on this series," said Sharon Tal Yguado, Head of Genre Programming, Amazon Studios.