The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part Two

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part Two The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part TwoNo longer content with having just one ruined, dystopian world to his name, Hunger Games sequel director Francis Lawrence has sold a new horror series about evil artificial intelligence to FX. Lawrence—who helmed every Hunger Games movie except the first—is teaming up with Walking Dead producer Curtis Gwinn for Basilisk, a gritty new series about people being manipulated into awakening “a malevolent, god-like AI.” Given the basic premise, it seems likely that the series pulls its name from a much-argued thought experiment known as Roko’s basilisk, which runs something like this: Assume that humanity will eventually create a super-powerful artificial intelligence with a vested interest in its own existence. As part of ensuring that existence, the AI—upon waking up—will seek out…


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