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[03/23/18 - 09:13 AM]
"Fahrenheit 451" Debuts Saturday, May 19 on HBO
The drama is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[02/26/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Fahrenheit 451" Official Teaser Featuring Michael B. Jordan & Michael Shannon - HBO
In a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books, Jordan plays Guy Montag, a young fireman who struggles with his role as law enforcer and with his "mentor," played by Shannon.

[01/12/18 - 12:40 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Winter 2018
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[01/11/18 - 12:38 PM]
HBO Films' "Fahrenheit 451," Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Based on Ray Bradbury's Classic Novel, Debuts This Spring
Directed by Ramin Bahrani and written by Bahrani & Amir Naderi, the film is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[08/25/17 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 25
Updates include: TNT passes on "The Deep Mad Dark"; Melina Kanakaredes joins the cast of FOX's "The Resident"; and HBO's "Perry Mason" lands new writers.

[08/04/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 4
Updates include: Meagan Good to visit "White Famous" at Showtime; Jeff Ward to recur on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; and Abigail Spencer lands arc on "Grey's Anatomy."

[07/26/17 - 03:10 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Summer 2017
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[07/20/17 - 10:08 AM]
HBO Shares First Look Photo for HBO Films' "Fahrenheit 451"
Michael Shannon and Michael B. Jordan star in the project, based on Ray Bradbury's classic dystopian novel which depicts a future where media is an opiate, history is outlawed and "firemen" burn books.

[06/26/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 26
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Girlboss"; Penn Badgley to star in Lifetime's "You"; and Josh Charles is the latest bound for NBC's "Law & Order True Crime."

[04/19/17 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 19
Updates include: Brian Geraghty to take over as Teddy Roosevelt on TNT's "The Alienist"; and Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to topline "Fahrenheit 451" adaptation for HBO.







FAHRENHEIT 451 (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/19/18
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, March 2018) The HBO Films presentation FAHRENHEIT 451 debuts SATURDAY, MAY 19 (8:00-9:40 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The drama is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books. Michael B. Jordan portrays Montag, a young fireman who forsakes his world and struggles to regain his humanity as he battles his mentor, fire captain Beatty, played by Michael Shannon. Sofia Boutella stars as Clarisse, an informant caught between the competing interests of Montag and Beatty.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy McQueen as Gustav
· Grace Lynn Kung as Mao
· Laura Harrier as Millie
· Lily Singh as Raven
· Martin Donovan as Nyari
· Michael B. Jordan as Montag
· Michael Shannon as Beatty
· Saad Siddiqui as Stone
· Soufia Boutella as Clarisse
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Gasmer as EP
· Amir Naderi as WRTR
· David Coatsworth as PROD
· Michael B. Jordan as EP
· Peter Jaysen as EP
· Ramin Bahrani as DIR/EP/WRTR
· Ray Bradbury as BOOK
· Sarah Green as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Brace Cove Productions
· Outlier Productions