According to Variety, the Syfy channel is adapting Philip K. Dick’s classic alternate history novel The Man in the High Castle into a four-part miniseries. Ridley Scott is attached as Executive producer.

The premise of the novel is that Nazi Germany and Japan were the victors in World War II and occupy the U.S. in 1962, the time the story takes place. Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files) will be the primary screenwriter and also serve as Executive producer.

No word yet whether Megashark or Mansquito will make an appearance.

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