In a dystopian future, humans are unable to live on the earth's surface
Humans are living deep underground, in heavily controlled homes called silos. The inhabitants are told that they will die if they ever leave the confines of the silos, because humans are no longer able to survive on earth’s surface. When people start dying suddenly, engineer Juliette starts looking for answers about what is really going on.
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Apple TV+ launches sci-fi series based on the best-selling book Wool
Silo is a science-fiction dystopian television series produced by Apple TV+. Based on the best-selling novel series, Wool by Hugh Howey, the series is about a bleak future where humans live underground in silos. Graham Yost, showrunner of the series Justified, serves as writer and creator of Silo. Morten Tyldum (Headhunters, The Imitation Game) executive produces and directs some episodes.
20th Century Fox acquire the rights to Wool, a self-published best-selling book series by Hugh Howey about a dystopian world. The studio partner with Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company Scott Free to develop a film based on the books. (Source: Deadline)
28 November 2012
Writer and director J Blakeson is in negotiations with 20th Century Fox to direct the Wool adaptation. (Source: Vulture)
5 June 2015
Fox hire the writer of Guardians of the Galaxy, Nicole Pearlman, to adapt Wool for the screen after deciding against J Blakeson’s version. Ridley Scott and Steve Zaillian are still on board to produce. (Source: The Wrap)
30 July 2018
AMC Studios announce they will create a TV series based on the book series Wool. (Source: Variety)
10 August 2019
Disney acquire 20th Century Fox and scrap many films on their slate, including Wool. (Source: Digital Spy)
20 May 2021
Rebecca Ferguson is announced to star in and executive produce a Wool series on Apple TV+. Graham Yost will create the series, and Morten Tyldum will direct and executive produce. (Source: Variety)
6 April 2023
A trailer is released, giving audiences a long-awaited first look at the visual world from the best-selling novel. (Source: YouTube)
15 April 2023
Silo Season 1 premieres at Canneseries as part of the Cannes Film Festival. (Source: Variety)
5 May 2023
Silo debuts on AppleTV+ in Australia on May 5, 2023.