Equals is an adaptation of the 1956 film 1984, which itself was based on George Orwell‘s classic novel about rebellion in a futuristic society.
And it’ll be a romance! One wonders whether they’ll put back in all the masochism porn.
PS: For the curious, here’s the 1956 film (“freely adapted”):
Say what you like about the 1950s, but they had a remarkably sunny view of what a gritty, rubble-laden dystopia would look like.