James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction Documentary Series Coming To AMC In 2018


James Cameron is creating a documentary series exploring the evolution of science fiction, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The six episode series will air on AMC in 2018. Cameron himself describes the series thusly on THR:

With this series, we are going back to the origins of sci-fi, following the DNA of these ideas back to the source. Without Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, there wouldn’t have been Ray Bradbury or Robert A. Heinlein, and without them, there wouldn’t be Lucas, Spielberg, Ridley Scott or me. As a filmmaker who specializes in science fiction, I’m interested in exploring the struggles and the triumphs that brought these incredible stories to life and seeing how art imitates life, as well as how science fiction imitates and sometimes informs science.

However, ComicBook.com, which, let’s just say, likes to publish a lot of articles about The Walking Dead of questionable value but high clickability, has a totally different take on the show, claiming in its headline, “New AMC Series Will Explore The Science Behind The Walking Dead Zombies.” They appear to be basing this on a description of the show in a press release that mentions The Walking Dead in passing: