Denis Villeneuve will shoot the classic science fiction novel “Rendezvous with Rama”


According to the “Hollywood Reporter”, “Dune” director Denis Villeneuve will direct the science fiction film “Rendezvous with Rama”.

“Rendezvous with Rama” is based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Charles Clarke, the original author of “2001: A Space Odyssey”.

The film tells the story of a huge alien spacecraft sailing towards the solar system. Humans have to deal with an alien civilization whose technological level is much higher than ours… ​​​

Denis Villeneuve will shoot the classic science fiction novel "Rendezvous with Rama"

Since “Dune 2”, a collaboration between Legend and Warner, has been announced on October 20, 2023, Denis Villeneuve will produce “Meeting with Rama” after the filming of “Dune 2” by Alcon Entertainment.

“Rendezvous with Rama” was published in 1972. The story tells the process that a fifty-kilometer-long cylindrical alien spacecraft broke into the solar system in the 22nd century, and humans sent expeditions to investigate.

Humans named it Rama and sent their own spacecraft to rendezvous with it.

However, there are indications that Rama seems to be a dead ship, only continuing the flight of unknown purpose under the guidance of the automatic program.

Its crew was gone without a trace, leaving only an extremely magnificent relic. Just as people fell into confusion, Rama was resurrected…

Denis Villeneuve will shoot the classic science fiction novel "Rendezvous with Rama"

Friends who are familiar with science fiction should know that this book is hailed as an immortal masterpiece. “Rendezvous with Rama” swept the Hugo Awards, Nebula Awards, Locus Awards, JUPITER AWARD, BSFA Awards, and John W. Campbell Memorial Award 6 sci-fi supreme awards.

It was also included in the “Locus” magazine list of the great science fiction of all time and the National Public Radio (NPR) list of the top 100 science fiction and fantasy novels of all time.

Cixin Liu, the original author of “The Three Body” once commented: “”Rendezvous with Rama” is a classic of space science fiction. The work that made me embark on the road of science fiction has brought me an unforgettable shock.”

Some netizens once commented that the narrative style of “Three-Body” is completely born out of this novel, and “Three-Body” is more like a tribute to this novel.

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