Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams


Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Information

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams is a British science fiction television anthology series based on the works of Philip K. Dick. The series premiered on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom on 17 September 2017. It consists of ten standalone episodes based on Dick's work, written by British and American writers. In the United States, the series will be broadcast on Amazon Video. In Canada, it will be broadcast on Space.

Cast

"The Hood Maker"

  • Richard Madden as Agent Ross
  • Holliday Grainger as Honor
  • Noma Dumezweni as Senior Agent Okhile
  • Anneika Rose as Mary
  • Richard McCabe as Dr. Thaddeus Cutter
  • Paul Ritter as Franklyn
  • Tony Way as Carmichael

"Impossible Planet"

"The Commuter"

  • Timothy Spall as Ed Jacobson
  • Rebecca Manley as Mary Jacobson
  • Anthony Boyle as Sam Jacobson
  • Rudi Dharmalingham as Bob Paine
  • Tuppence Middleton as Linda
  • Anne Reid as Martine Jenkins
  • Ann Akin as Dr. Simpson
  • Hayley Squires as Waitress
  • Tom Brooke as Tall Man in Light Coat

"Crazy Diamond"

  • Julia Davis as Sally
  • Steve Buscemi as Ed Morris
  • Sidse Babett Knudsen as Jill
  • Joanna Scanlan as Su
  • Michael Socha as Noah

"Real Life"

"Human Is"

"Kill All Others"

  • Vera Farmiga
  • Mel Rodriguez as Philbert Noyce
  • Jason Mitchell as Lenny
  • Glenn Morshower as Ed
  • Sarah Baker as Maggie Noyce

"Autofac"

"Safe And Sound"

"Father Thing"



Production

Development

The series was first set at AMC and Channel 4, before AMC pulled out, leading Channel 4 to announce the series. In February 2017, it was announced that Amazon Video had bought the U.S. rights to the series. The series will be produced by Sony Pictures Television with Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, and Bryan Cranston serving as executive producers. Cranston will also star in one of the episodes. The episode writers include Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner, Tony Grisoni, Jack Thorne, Matthew Graham, David Farr, Dee Rees, and Travis Beacham. Jack Thorne wrote the teleplay for "The Commuter", based on the short story of the same name, with Tom Harper directing the episode.

Casting

In March 2017, Timothy Spall joined the episode "The Commuter", starring opposite Anthony Boyle and Tuppence Middleton. The following month, Jack Reynor and Benedict Wong were cast to lead the episode "Impossible Planet", alongside a supporting cast including Geraldine Chaplin and Georgina Campbell. Also in April, Steve Buscemi was cast in "Crazy Diamond", and Greg Kinnear and Mireille Enos joined the episode "Father Thing".

On 3 May 2017, Anna Paquin and Terrence Howard were cast in the episode "Real Life", with a supporting cast including Rachelle Lefevre, Jacob Vargas, Sam Witwer, Guy Burnet and Lara Pulver. Also in May, Richard Madden and Holliday Grainger were announced to star in "The Hood Maker". Later that month, Vera Farmiga and Mel Rodriguez were cast to lead the episode "Kill All Others", with Jason Mitchell, Glenn Morshower and Sarah Baker also appearing. Finally in May, Janelle Mone and Juno Temple joined the cast of the episode "Autofac" alongside Jay Paulson and David Lyons.

In June 2017, Maura Tierney and Annalise Basso were cast to star in "Safe And Sound", and Bryan Cranston was confirmed to appear in the episode "Human Is" with Essie Davis, Liam Cunningham and Ruth Bradley.

Music

Harry Gregson-Williams was hired to compose the main titles theme music and score an episode, and lafur Arnalds and Cristobal Tapia de Veer were also hired to score multiple episodes each.

Episodes

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Reception

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports a 63% approval rating, with an average rating of 6.5/10, based on 8 critical responses.




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