This year has already brought us some brilliant telly. From The Brothers Sun to The Traitors, we’ve been glued to our TVs so far and now, we’ve got another upcoming series for you to add to your must watch list: 3 Body Problem.
From the creators of Game Of Thrones comes a sci-fi adventure which sees one woman’s decision impact the entirety of space and time, causing some super smart scientists to come together to face a great threat. Just your casual Wednesday, then?
So, if you’re looking forward to this one then from the release date to cast and everything in between, here is everything you need to know about 3 Body Problem.
What is 3 Body Problem about?
The official synopsis reads, “A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time into the present day. When the laws of nature inexplicably unravel before their eyes, a close-knit group of brilliant scientists join forces with an unorthodox detective to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.”
So, get ready for some major sci-fi madness in this eight-episode extravaganza!
Who is the cast of 3 Body Problem?
The series is being directed by Academy Award-nominated director Derek Tsang, and he’s got a seriously star-studded cast for 3 Body Problem, including:
- Benedict Wong as Da Shi (Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings)
- Jess Hong as Jin Cheng
- Jovan Adept as Saul Durand (When They See Us, The Leftovers)
- Eiza González as Auggie Salazar (Godzilla vs. Kong, Hobbs & Shaw, Alita: Battle Angel)
- John Bradley as Jack Rooney (Game of Thrones, North Shore, Moonfall)
Is 3 Body Problem based on a book?
It is! The series is based on the book trilogy by Chinese author, Cixin Liu, Three-Body Problem.
Be warned, though, there are some changes from the source material such as chronological shifts, character tweaks, expansions, additions, and setting the present-day story primarily in the UK.
What is the release date for 3 Body Problem?
Mark your calendars, because 3 Body Problem is being released on Netflix on 21st March, 2024.
Is there a trailer for 3 Body Problem?
There is! Watch the first trailer for 3 Body Problem here: