Coming under Sony’s TriStar Pictures brand, The Broken Earth trilogy by N.K. Jemisin announcement comes in the same week that Sony, partnering with 3000 Pictures, acquired the City of Fire trilogy by Don Winslow for a similar hefty sum.
The project is being overseen by Shary Shirazi and Rikki Jarrett, while Jemisin is adapting the books herself.
The first book in the series won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, the Sputnik Award and was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel and the Nebula Award.
When each “season” passes, the communities rebuild what has been lost and prepare for it to happen all over again.