“Wunderkind” generated high levels of interest within the past two weeks after it garnered bids from four financiers within 48 hours of its initial circulation.
Earlier this year, Bad Robot reupped its first-look deal with Paramount through the end of 2015. Abrams is currently helming and producing “Star Trek 2” through Bad Robot, and its “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” has made nearly $700 million worldwide.
Aison most recently co-wrote with Brad Kean the sci-fi thriller spec “Echo Station,” with the Spierig Brothers (“Daybreakers”) to direct. The $20 million film, financed out of Singapore and Australia, starts production this fall in Australia with Circle of Confusion and H2F producing.
Aison, a graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts masters program, sold his first spec, “Takedowns,” to GreeneStreet Films; Kevin Rodney Sullivan is attached to direct.
Aison is represented by H2F and attorney Peter Sample.