Sci-fier based on Malzberg novel about Venus mission

Stealth Media Group has come on board to produce Michael Grodner’s sci-fi thriller “Beyond Apollo,” starring Scott Speedman, Ali Lartner and Bill Pullman.

Deal was announced Saturday at Cannes.

Aaron Ockman is producing with Matt Reeves exec producing. Production is expected to begin in the fall.

Story’s based on Barry Malzberg’s novel, in which the surviving astronaut of a failed two-man mission to Venus must explain why the voyage was aborted and how his captain went missing.

Ockman’s credits include “Children of the Corn: Genesis” and “Hellraiser: Revelations.”

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