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The critics may have been split, and reports of a slight troubled production earned some ink, the bottom line is that the final numbers on "Noah" were actually pretty good. The movie has earned $345 million worldwide, the director's most successful to date (though domestically, "Black Swan" still beats it). So for his next trick? The lure of the small screen is callling, with a project that somewhat continues the thread Aronofsky began unraveling with "Noah."  Deadline reports that Aronofsky will be adapting Margaret Atwood's "MaddAddam" via his Protozoa Pictures banner, with an eye to possibly direct it as a series on HBO. The novel follows the author's "Oryx and Crake" and "Year of the Flood" in a reimagining of Earth after a horrific flood (sound familiar?). Here's the synopsis from Amazon:  Bringing together Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's »


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