Thursday, 22 April 2021

Volume 2 of LOVE DEATH + ROBOTS adapts more SFF short stories

As with its forebear, the second volume of Love, Death + Robots is adapting a series of short stories by SFF authors into animation. We now have the list of which stories have been adapted.

  • Pop Squad by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Life Hutch by Harlan Ellison
  • Ice by Rich Larson
  • The Tall Grass by Joe Lansdale
  • Automated Customer Service by John Scalzi
  • All Through the House by Joachim Heijndermans
  • The Drowned Giant by J.G. Ballard
  • Snow in the Desert by Neal Asher
It's a solid selection of short fiction, with some good talent involved. Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, The Wire, Creed) stars in Life Hutch, both voicing the lead character and having his physical appearance reproduced in CG. The absence of stories by women is notable (after Volume I's sixteen stories only included two), although Volume 3 (still in production) is rumoured to have a Sucker of Souls sequel by Kirsten Cross.

Volume 2 of Love, Death + Robots will be released on Netflix on 14 May. Volume 3 will reportedly follow in 2022.

1 comment:

mffanrodders said...

I will be sure to watch this when it’s released. Great news on a third series, too.