Tales from the Loop trailer: Amazon Prime Video's sci-fi show to bring artist Simon Stålenhag's works to life
Tales from the Loop explores the town and people who live above 'The Loop,' a machine built to unlock the mysteries of the universe.
Amazon Studios has announced its upcoming show Tales from the Loop, executive produced by Matt Reeves, will premiere on 3 April. It has also revealed a new trailer from the eight-episode miniseries, created and written by Nathaniel Halpern.
Based on Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag's works, Tales from the Loop explores the town and people who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction. In this fantastical mysterious town, poignant human tales are told that bare universal emotional experiences, while drawing on the intrigue of genre storytelling.
Check out the trailer here
— Prime Video (@PrimeVideo) February 27, 2020
Stålenhag, who is also a co-executive producer on Tales from the Loop, shared the trailer of the show. Check it out here
For the show, I did three special versions of the art from the original book. I had really fun doing these. It was so cool to get to incorporate the actual locations and characters/actors from the show: pic.twitter.com/A3am7eHCHk — Simon Stålenhag (@simonstalenhag) February 27, 2020
Here are the original pieces from my book pic.twitter.com/sA70i8JsYD
— Simon Stålenhag (@simonstalenhag) February 27, 2020
The series stars Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Town), Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation), Daniel Zolghadri (Eighth Grade), Duncan Joiner (Waco), and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes, Game of Thrones)
Tales from the Loop is backed by Fox21 Television Studios, Matt Reeves' 6th & Idaho Productions and Indio Studio. Mark Romanek, Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn, Mattias Montero, Samantha Taylor Pickett, and Adam Berg will serve as executive producers, along with Halpern and Reeves.
Tales from the Loop is the first TV series in history to be adapted from digital paintings.
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