Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman have been tapped by the studio to adapt the book. The screenwriting duo just sold their spec script, Harry’s All Night Hamburgers (based on the Hugo Award-winning short) to Warner Bros. in a bidding war last month.
Their previous screenplay, Orb, made the 2016 Black List as well as the top of the 2016 Blood List.
Tremblay’s previous book, A Head Full Of Ghosts, is at Focus Features with Robert Downey Jr.’s Team Downey shingle producing.
FilmNation’s other recent titles are Life Itself (the ensemble love story led by