Strange Angel - Netflix

Based on George Pendle's 2006 book of the same name, Strange Angel explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction. The story follows the life of Jack Parsons, a mysterious and brilliant man in 1940s Los Angeles, who by day helps birth the entirely unknown discipline of American rocketry, and by night is a performer of sex magic rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Strange Angel - Strange Angel - Netflix

Strange Angel is an American drama web television series that premiered on June 14, 2018 on CBS All Access. The series is based on the biography Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons by George Pendle and was created by Mark Heyman, who also executive produces and writes for the show.

Strange Angel - Development - Netflix

In October 2014, it was reported that Mark Heyman was writing a television series adaptation of Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons by George Pendle for AMC. The series was set to be produced by Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions through their first-look deal at the network. By 2016, the series had advanced as far as setting up a writers room and producing multiple scripts for series consideration. AMC ultimately did not proceed with the production. On August 1, 2017, the project was ordered to series by CBS All Access. The scripts completed for the series while under development at AMC will be utilized after a deal was struck between CBS and AMC. On December 11, 2017, it was reported that the production had been selected to receive California tax credits with the series' credit being around $7.846 million. On April 19, 2018, it was announced that the series is set to premiere on June 14, 2018. The first season, which includes ten episodes, will see each episode released weekly on Thursdays.

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