Sam Esmail

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A source of inspiration for generations of artists, including Freddie Mercury and George Lucas, Metropolis stands as one of early cinema’s greatest achievements. The 1927 film by Fritz Lang was one of the first of its kind, a feature-length sci-fi film with a message and one of the foremost examples of German expressionism, a movement that continues to inspire filmmakers today. So what better present can their be for Metropolis‘ 90th birthday next year than a lavish TV miniseries remake from one of Hollywood’s most exciting new voices? The next project fromĀ Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail is an all-new interpretation of Metropolis. (more…)