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Andy Weir's follow-up to 'The Martian', 'Artemis,' is coming in November, and a movie is already in the works

Andy Weir's follow-up to 'The Martian', 'Artemis,' is coming in November, and a movie is already in the works

Fans of Andy Weir's bestselling science fiction novel "The Martian" have something to look forward to — his follow-up, "Artemis," will be released this November by Crown.

The movie rights have already been snatched up, Deadline reports, by 20th Century Fox and New Regency.

“Artemis” follows Jazz Bashara, a small-time smuggler living in the first city on the moon, who becomes embroiled in a conspiracy after she jumps at a chance to commit the perfect crime.

Weir was a software engineer who published “The Martian” in installments on...

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