Today was Amazon’s turn at the Television Critics Association, and during its presentation, it announced that it had greenlit a 10-part adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s 2016 novel The Power, in which women around the world suddenly gain the ability to electrocute people.

The story has drawn comparisons with Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale. In it, women around the world develop the ability to electrocute anyone they choose with a simple touch. At first, the ability is treated like an infectious disease, where women are quarantined as it passes from person to person. But before long, the condition spreads, and women around the world begin to seize power, electrocuting and sometimes killing the men in power who stand in…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/13/18224127/amazon-the-power-naomi-alterman-greenlit-tv-series

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