HBO previews its adaptation of Fahrenheit 451

The TV movie arrives this May.
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Ray Bradbury's dystopian future comes to life on HBO this May with a modern adaptation of the iconic 1953 sci-fi novel.

"Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Fahrenheit 451 is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel. In a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books, Jordan plays Montag, a young fireman who struggles with his role as law enforcer. Battling his mentor, fire captain Beatty, played by Shannon, he forsakes his world in an effort to regain his humanity."

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