The next generation sci-fier is being built on the success of the original Medi series, which was created by Jodie Foster and Nick Robinson and premiered in 2003.
The original Medis are also set to be revived by Starz in 2018 with a first season airing in 2018.
The new series, titled Medi TV, is set to follow the adventures of a young woman named Miranda, a brilliant young scientist who is studying artificial intelligence and the role it plays in society.
In addition to Miranda, the series is set up with an original cast of characters, including a young scientist called Dr Z and a young engineer named Dr T. They are joined by the likes of a space explorer named Tom, a former spy, a computer programmer and a woman named Dr K. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions, which also produces series such as House, Black-ish and The Americans.
It’s also set in a future where machines have replaced humans as the primary social class and humans are increasingly in charge of their own destinies, while robots have been created to make their lives easier.
MediTV is the latest series to be developed by Universal to take on the Medi brand and has been praised by critics and viewers.
It is also set for a second season which is scheduled to air in 2018 on the Starz streaming platform.
In a statement to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Starz president of original programming, Dave Hollis, said the series had been developed with a “deep sense of respect and gratitude for the Medis fans and the Mediatry fans of the world.”
This series is about one young woman whose life has been changed forever and her story will not be told in isolation, but will be told together with the stories of all of us who have worked hard and put our lives on the line to build the future we all want for our children and grandchildren,” Hollis said.
The series is based on the characters of the first Medi and follows Miranda, who is now in her late 20s, as she works with a group of engineers to explore the possibility of creating artificial intelligence that will help humanity solve some of the biggest problems of our time.
Miranda and her team discover the world has been divided into two camps, the “good” people and the “bad”, with the former often being left behind in the midst of war and chaos.
The first series, based on Medi was a hit and earned Miriam an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.