MGM Television Acquires YA Sci-fi ‘Aurora Rising’


Deadline reported MGM Television has acquired YA sci-fi novel ‘Aurora Rising’ by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

Aurora Rising is being developed as TV series, MGM Television will produce and distribute. As of right now, there’s no attached showrunner.

You could read the premise of the novel below:

Set in the year 2380, Aurora Rising follows Ty Jones, the top cadet of the Aurora Academy, and his unwanted squad of misfits and losers as they slowly realize that the girl they rescued from hundreds of years of cryo-sleep may be the catalyst for a war millions of years in the making. The book, the first in the Aurora Cycle, is slated for publication in ten foreign territories, with more in the works.