HBO is adapting Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Fahrenheit 451 into a film. Set in a dystopian society where books are forbidden and burned, the story follows a “firefighter” named Guy Montag (played by Black Panther’s Michael B. Jordan), who begins to question the nature of his work, becoming more and more curious about the objects he’s obliged to set aflame.
Follow along for all of the updates, trailers, and commentary for the film, which airs May 19th.
- May 19, 2018, 1:00 PM UTC
Ray Bradbury’s original villainized passive media, and François Truffaut’s 1966 adaptation targeted stability and ennui, but the new version has a new target
- Apr 5, 2018, 8:26 PM UTC
HBO’s film premieres on May 19th
- Mar 25, 2018, 5:30 PM UTC
Starring Black Panther’s Michael B. Jordan and The Shape of Water’s Michael Shannon
- Feb 26, 2018, 8:13 PM UTC
Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon star in an adaptation that looks frenzied and powerful
- Jan 12, 2018, 5:18 PM UTC
The movie will air this spring
- Apr 20, 2017, 1:32 PM UTC
‘It was a pleasure to burn’