Jess Hong in the Netflix series <em>3 Body Body Problem</em>.

Jess Hong in the Netflix series 3 Body Body Problem. / Netflix

In the new Netflix sci-fi series 3 Body Problem, a killing during the Chinese Cultural Revolution sparks a chain of events that puts humanity at risk. When scientists start dying in mysterious ways, five friends just might be the key to saving the world. The series' showrunners include David Benioff and D.B Weiss, the team behind Game of Thrones, who are once again adapting an epic book series.