Phil Lord & Chris Miller Acquire Original Idea from Author Andy Weir

Phil Lord & Chris Miller purchase authentic concept from writer Andy Weir

According to Deadline, Lord Miller’s Oscar-winning filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) are creating an authentic concept from The Martian and Artemis writer Andy Weir along with the graphic novel Cheshire Crossing.

The mission marks the primary main deal beneath Lord Miller’s first-look deal at Universal Pictures, who rapidly acquired Weir’s concept and are presently looking for out a screenwriter.

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Plot particulars are being stored beneath wraps, however the untitled mission has been described as one other problem-solving science fiction journey. Sood will function a producer with Weir set to government produce.

The outlet notes that Lord Miller is run by Aditya Sood, who produced the film adaptation of Weir’s novel The Martian, which was directed by Ridley Scott. He additionally helped arrange the upcoming collaboration of the filmmakers adapting Weir’s Artemis for the big-screen, with the duo serving as administrators.

Genever Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel, Tomb Raider) is connected to put in writing the Artemis film adaptation. The story follows Jazz, a porter and part-time smuggler within the lunar metropolis of Artemis. Trying to make just a little extra cash, she accepts a lower than authorized job however finally ends up concerned in a a lot greater crime. The film is presently set to be launched in 2021.

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Universal Pictures upcoming films embrace Queen & Slim, Black Christmas, Cats, 1917, Dolittle, The Turning, The Photograph, The Invisible Man, Trolls World Tour, and Jordan Peele’s Candyman.

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