Jim Uhls (“Fight Club”) has been hired to write the miniseries Year Zero. The series is based on the 2007 album by Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails [via the live feed | THR]:
Based on the 2007 album by Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails, the concept recording criticizes the U.S. government — specifically the Bush years — and presents a dystopian vision of the year 2022. Reznor has already adapted the album into an alternate reality game.
The sci-fi miniseries is a co-production of HBO and BBC Worldwide Productions.