Masters of Science Fiction
"Masters of Science Fiction" brings to the screen for the first time celebrated short stories from some of the brightest stars in the science fiction universe, including HUGO Award-winners Robert Heinlein and Harlan Ellison. Directed by acclaimed filmmakers such as Jonathan Frakes and Michael Tolkin, and featuring powerful performances by top actors, the six-title series is hosted by renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.
Two-time Academy AwardÂ® Nominee Judy Davis (The Break Up, Marie Antoinette), Academy AwardÂ® Nominee Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields, Law and Order), Emmy AwardÂ® Winner Anne Heche (Psycho), Malcom McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings), John Hurt (V for Vendetta, Harry Potter), Brian Dennehy (Cocoon), James Denton (Desperate Housewives)
Host:Â Professor Stephen Hawking
6 x 60 Minutes
Directors:Â Academy AwardÂ® Nominee Mark Rydell (For the Boys, On Golden Pond), Academy AwardÂ® Nominee Michael Tolkin (The New Age, The Rapture), Michael Petroni (The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys), Harold Becker (Mercury Rising, Sea of Love), and Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: First Contact).
Recognition and Awards:Â Aired on ABC