, a drama series created by Mark Heyman (Black Swan, The Wrestler) and based on George Pendle's book
of the same name, explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.
The story follows the life of Jack Parsons
, a mysterious and brilliant man in 1940s Los Angeles, who by day helps birth the entirely unknown discipline of American rocketry, and by night is a performer of sex magick
rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley
Strange Angel will be produced by CBS Television Studios
in association with Scott Free Productions. Mark Heyman, David DiGilio, Ridley Scott, and David W. Zucker will serve as executive producers; Clayton Krueger will be co-executive producer, and David Lowery (A Ghost Story, Pete's Dragon) will direct and executive produce.