War of the Worlds is an upcoming television series produced by Fox Networks Group and StudioCanal-backed Urban Myth Films. The series will be written by Howard Overman, and directed by Gilles Coulier and Richard Clark. The series is an adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel of the same name, and is the third television adaptation of the Wells' Martian invasion novel. War of the Worlds is set to consist of eight episodes, and will first be released on October 30, 2019.