This is a bit exciting. Apple has bought the rights to William Gibson’s foundational cyberpunk novel and shooting is scheduled for 2023. Apparently, they’re after Miles Teller, one of the Top Gun Maverick guys, to play Case, the drug-addicted anti-hero hacker, and they’re looking for a next-gen Carrie Anne Moss analogue to play Molly, Case’s gun-toting mercenary off-sider. Whoever gets that gig will step into Case’s shoes for seasons two and three because Teller is only willing to do a one-season shoot.
I’m cool with all of it. In fact, I’m so stoked I might go back and read the book again. It’s been years, but I still remember that first par: