Chloe Grace Moretz: I’m a big sci-fi character in Peripheral

Chloe Grace Moretz in Peripheral

‘The Peripheral’: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jack Reynor talk ‘Westworld’ comparisons, avoiding a dystopian future

Chloe Grace Moretz said she never played a character more like herself than Flynne Fisher, the mature and vulnerable time-traveling heroine she depicts in Prime Video’s adaptation of William Gibson’s novel, The Peripheral.

Executive produced by Westworld collaborators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, the eight-episode drama follows Flynne, an American employee of a 3D printing company, as she is transported to a dangerous, futuristic London while playing a virtual reality game, causing her to question what is real and what is high-tech simulation.

“I’m a really big sci-fi nerd. I grew up loving [the genre] and, so, when you hear William Gibson and Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, you kind of jump for joy,” Moretz recently said during a cast panel discussion about the series at New York Comic Con.

he HBO series Westworld has been a thought-provoking masterpiece that has entertained fans everywhere. The creators have officially launched their next mind-being series, The Peripheral, starring Chloë Grace Moretz.

Lisa Joy and Jonathon Nolan have outdone themselves with their work on the Emmy-winning series Westworld which has attained critical acclaim and impressive scores on Rotten Tomatoes. Their follow-up project is based on the book The Peripheral, written by author William Gibson in 2014. It features another captivating story set in a futuristic world where technology has had a subtle yet robust effect on the world.

Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Flynne Fisher, who enters an alternate reality to discover she has a link to the fabricated realm. Her efforts in the augmented existence lead her on a wild ride and hint at the possibility of a dark future. Also starring in The Peripheral alongside Moretz are some talented individuals, including Jack Reynor, Gary Carr, JJ Feild, T’Nia Miller, and Louis Herthum.

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Chloe Grace Moretz on the lack of respect for female gamers – and the dangers of social media

Chloe Grace Moretz has previously hit out at the pizza box meme which left her a recluse, now her new Amazon sci-fi series, The Peripheral, explores the dangers of online obsession and tech overload.

Chloe Grace Moretz’s new show may be set in the future, but it’s a future where progress is still sadly lacking when it comes to girls and gaming.

In The Peripheral, an eight-part Amazon series based on the book by science fiction author William Gibson, the actress plays Flynne Fisher, a talented gamer who uses her brother’s avatar because it commands more respect from the wealthy clients who pay them to play on their behalf.

The Peripheral

The Peripheral is an American science fiction streaming television series executive produced and created by Scott Smith. Produced by Amazon, it is based on the 2014 book of the same name written by William Gibson. Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy serve as executive producers, along with Athena Wickham, Steve Hoban, and Vincenzo Natali. Set in the future when technology has subtly altered society, a woman discovers a secret connection to an alternate reality as well as a dark future of her own.

The series had its world premiere on October 11, 2022, at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, before its debut on October 21, 2022, on Amazon Prime Video.

A new stylish, futuristic sci-fi series on Amazon based on William Gibson’s popular 2014 cyberpunk novel, The Peripheral deals with simulated reality, the perils of technology, multiple timelines, consciousness, human nature, powerful structures and exploitation. It’s also produced by husband-and-wife power duo Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who previously brought us… Westworld.

“The Peripheral Aims to Fill the High-Concept Sci-Fi Void Westworld Left Behind,” reads one recent headline. It’s “Tailor-Made for the Westworld-Weary,” claims another.

The show’s cast and creators, however, want it known there are clear, major differences.