Future Shock: Bryan Singer Discusses His New Web Series, ‘H+’


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Richard Perry/The New York Times

 

Bryan Singer, director of “The Usual Suspects” and “X-Men,” is producing a new series, “H+,” which will make its debut next month on YouTube and which tells of a not-so-far-off time in which humans are nearly wiped out by malfunctioning chips…

 

The day has not yet arrived where people can have microchips installed in their bodies that connect them to the Internet, then go haywire and nearly annihilate the human race. But Bryan Singer is happy to hasten that future along, even if it poses risks to the media in which he customarily operates.

 

Mr. Singer, the director of films including “The Usual Suspects,” “X-Men” and “Valkyrie,” is the producer of the new Web series “H+,” which will make its debut Aug. 8 on YouTube. Created by John Cabrera and Cosimo De Tommaso, “H+” tells a not-so-far-fetched story in which millions of people have communications chips installed in their bodies, and are then wiped out by a virus attacking the chips. Shuttling back and forth in time, “H+” follows the survivors of that devastation while exploring the origins of the technology that caused it….

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