Space Odyssey

Space Odyssey, Science fiction media franchise.

The Space Odyssey series is a series of science fiction novels by the writer Arthur C. Clarke. Two of the novels have been made into feature films, released in 1968 and 1984 respectively. Two of Clarke's early short stories may also be considered part of the series. Literature Short stories: "The Sentinel" – short story written in 1948 and first published in 1951 as "Sentinel of Eternity" "Encounter in the Dawn" – short story first published in 1953 (re-titled "Encounter at Dawn" or "Expedition to Earth" in some later collections)Novels: 2001: A Space Odyssey – produced concurrently with the film and released in 1968 2010: Odyssey Two – 1982 novel, adapted as the 1984 film 2010: The Year We Make Contact with screenplay by Peter Hyams 2061: Odyssey Three – 1987 novel 3001: The Final Odyssey – 1997 novelComic books: 2001: A Space Odyssey – 1976 oversized Marvel single-issue comic book adaptation based upon the 1968 film of the same name 2001: A Space Odyssey – ten-issue Marvel comic book series based upon the 1968 film of the same name that ran from 1976 to 1977 2010 – based on the 1984 film of the same name, originally published in Marvel Super Special #37, then again as a two-issue miniseries; both versions published by Marvel Comics in 1984 Films 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984) Future It was reported on Yahoo Entertainment in 2000 that M.G.M. and Tom Hanks were in discussions regarding turning both 2061: Odyssey Three and 3001: The Final Odyssey into movies (Hanks would reportedly play Frank Poole in the 3001 film). An update in 2001 stated that there was no further development on the project.On 3 November 2014 it was reported that the U.S. cable channel Syfy had ordered a miniseries adaptation of 3001: The Final Odyssey into production, planned for broadcast in 2015.
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