One other adaptation of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Physique Drawback shall be streaming for English audiences. Whereas Netflix’s 3 Body Problem is ready to premiere on March twenty first, in the present day, Peacock introduced that it has acquired rights to the unique Chinese language adaptation, dubbed merely Three-Physique. And it’s coming very quickly — the sequence premieres on February tenth.
Three-Physique was produced by Tencent and initially premiered in China final 12 months, and the Peacock model shall be out there within the authentic Chinese language with English subtitles. On condition that they’re variations, 3 Physique Drawback and Three-Physique will comply with the identical story, however the Chinese language adaptation seems to be rather more expansive; it spans 30 episodes in complete, in comparison with eight episodes for the Netflix sequence.
For the uninitiated, The Three-Physique Drawback is the primary e book in Cixin’s Remembrance of Earth’s Previous trilogy, and it covers… properly, let’s simply say, lots of floor. Right here’s the official description from Peacock:
After a spate of mysterious deaths within the scientific group, a nanomaterials knowledgeable, a counterterrorism detective, and a grieving mom crew as much as uncover the reality of how a well-liked alien world VR online game connects the deaths to the darkish days of China’s Cultural Revolution, and to the destiny of the world.
The monthlong head begin means followers may simply be capable to squeeze in all the Peacock model forward of Netflix’s — and in case you have any further spare time, a new audiobook is on the way as well.