- Cast: Adam Rutherford | Akiva Goldsman | Amy Nicholson | Andy Weir | Annalee Newitz | Arnold Schwarzenegger | Blair Davis | Bob Balaban | Bob Gale | Cady Coleman | Christopher Nolan | D.C. Fontana | David Gerrold | Edward Neumeier | Elliott Kalan | Gareth Edwards | Gary K. Wolfe | George Lucas | Guillermo del Toro | Hampton Fancher | James Cameron | James Gleick | Jane Espenson | Jeff Goldblum | John Dykstra | John Lithgow | Jonathan Lethem | Jonathan Nolan | Joseph Gordon-Levitt | Keanu Reeves | Keir Dullea | Lisa Yaszek | Luc Besson | Madeline Brewer | Mark Dawidziak | Matt Singer | Max Brooks | Michael Biehn | N.K. Jemisin | Paul R. Frommer | Paul Verhoeven | Peter Capaldi | Ridley Scott | Ronald D. Moore | Samuel R. Delany | Shane Carruth | Sidney Perkowitz | Steven Spielberg | Sylvester James Gates Jr. | Whoopi Goldberg
- Project Name: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction
- Product Types: Books | Hardcover Books
- Genres: Action | Adventure | Fantasy | History | Science Fiction
- Studios: AMC Television | Insight Editions
- Original Release Date: April 30, 2018
- Product Release Date: May 15, 2018
- More: George Lucas | Guillermo del Toro | James Cameron | Steven Spielberg
The perfect companion to AMC’s six-part television series James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction, this unique book explores the history and evolution of the genre with contributions from the filmmakers who have helped bring it to life
For the show, James Cameron personally interviewed six of the biggest names in science fiction filmmaking—Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ridley Scott, and Steven Spielberg—to get their perspectives on the importance and impact of the genre. This book reproduces the interviews in full as the greatest minds in the genre discuss key topics including alien life, time travel, outer space, dark futures, monsters, and intelligent machines.
An in-depth interview with Cameron is also featured, plus essays by experts in the science fiction field on the main themes covered in the show. Illustrated with rare and previously unseen concept art from Cameron’s personal archives, plus imagery from iconic sci-fi movies, TV shows, and books, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction offers a sweeping examination of a genre that continues to ask questions, push limits, and thrill audiences around the world.
The AMC Television miniseries includes appearances by Peter Capaldi, Amy Nicholson, Matt Singer, Gary K. Wolfe, Lisa Yaszek, David Gerrold, Jonathan Lethem, George Lucas, Annalee Newitz, Adam Rutherford, Max Brooks, Blair Davis, Guillermo del Toro, Keir Dullea, Gareth Edwards, Jane Espenson, James Gleick, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, Akiva Goldsman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, N.K. Jemisin, Elliott Kalan, John Lithgow, Ronald D. Moore, Edward Neumeier, Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan, Sidney Perkowitz, Keanu Reeves, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paul Verhoeven, Andy Weir, Bob Balaban, Luc Besson, Michael Biehn, Madeline Brewer, Shane Carruth, Cady Coleman, Mark Dawidziak, Samuel R. Delany, John Dykstra, Hampton Fancher, D.C. Fontana, Paul R. Frommer, Bob Gale and Sylvester James Gates Jr.
- Size:7.5 x 0.9 x 9.5 in