'OLD MAN'S WAR'
SF NOVEL BY JOHN SCALZI TO BECOME A MOVIE AT NETFLIX
Just some sf news today! Netflix has bought movie rights on John Scalzi's sf novel OLD MAN'S WAR, the first of the six book sf saga nominated for
|The novel was published back in 2005!|
OLD MAN'S WAR is set centuries in the future where older citizens are given a choice: age and die on Earth or join the military in the interstellar Colonial Union, which will transfer their minds into battle ready versions of their own younger bodies. The story follows 75 year old widower John Perry, who, in his amazing new body - Perry, discovers he’s a natural fighter and leads his platoon through gruelling battles against hostile alien races. But when he meets a soldier who looks like a younger version of his beloved deceased wife, everything Perry thought he knew about his new life, and the war he’s fighting in it, is turned upside down.
DID YOU KNOW?
These novels include all kinds of super modern technology and weapons and a whole bunch of different alien races including Lilliputian ones and some that look like a cross between black bear and a large flying squirrel!