Sunday, December 20, 2020

"The Electric State" - High Tech In Decline

"Avengers: Endgame" directors Joe and Anthony Russo are attached to a big-screen adaptation of Simon Stålenhag's graphic novel "The Electric State", to star Millie Bobby Brown ("Stranger Things"):

" 1997, a runaway teenager (Brown) and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA. The ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside, heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline. 

"As their car approaches the edge of the continent, the world outside the window seems to be unraveling ever faster—as if somewhere beyond the horizon, the hollow core of civilization has finally caved in..."

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