Monday, April 15

‘3 Body Problem’ Tragedy: Former Exec Sentenced to Death for Murdering Netflix Show’s Producer

Previous Yoozoo Games executive Xu Yao was sentenced to death on Friday for the 2020 murder of Lin Qi, creator of the Chinese video gaming business and billionaire “3 Body Problem” manufacturer.

The Shanghai First Intermediate People’s Court discovered on March 22 that Xu was guilty of poisoning the food of creator Lin, 39, over a conflict with how business was being handled. Lin passed away while in the healthcare facility 10 days after the December occurrence, and Xu was jailed quickly afterwards, according to CBS’ reporting.

The court in addition discovered that 4 other people fell ill as an outcome of Xu poisoning beverages in the Yoozoo workplaces in between September and December of that very same year, pointing out conflicts with 2 other colleagues. They all endured.

The poisonings were done 3 months after Yozoo had actually brokered a handle Netflix to adjust China’s bestselling “The Three-Body Problem” book trilogy, to which Lin owned the rights. Xu supervised of the subsidiary that ran company associated to the sci-fi series’ 2020 offer, according to Chinese Media reports and the AP.

Coincidentally, Netflix’s “3 Body Problem” is not the very first time Yoozoo has actually dealt with series cocreators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The video gaming business likewise established “Game of Thrones: Winter Is Coming,” based upon their hit HBO series.

Lin is posthumously credited as an executive manufacturer on “3 Body Problem,” which debuted March 21.

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