HBO’s Fahrenheit 451 movie casts ‘Creed’ star Michael B. Jordan

The novel has been adapted several times over the years, most notably as a 1966 film by Francois Truffaut. Montag (Jordan), a young fireman, forsakes his world, battles his mentor (Shannon), and struggles to regain his humanity.” Though the film is technically in development, it’s now moving toward a production commitment. The project “depicts a future where media is an opiate, history is outlawed, and ‘firemen’ burn books. Show Full Article HBO’s adaptation of   Fahrenheit 451 has found its stars. The film based on Ray Bradbury’s classic 1953 novel has cast Creed and Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan in the lead role and Boardwalk Empire   and Man of Steel veteran Michael Shannon in a key supporting role. Filmmaker   Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes) will direct as well as co-write the adaptation along with Amir Naderi.