Would direct the adaptation of the Rick Yancey novel
Based on the Rick Yancey novel of the same name, the film follows a girl searching for her brother after an alien invasion. Susannah Grant is penning the script.
Andrea Giannetti and Hannah Minghella are overseeing the project for Columbia Pictures.
Given the popularity of the book and fans already asking for a sequel, Sony is hoping this pic can turn into a future franchise for the studio.
The CAA-repped Blakeson gained notoriety with his 2009 cult hit “The Disappearance Of Alice Creed” and is looking for his follow-up. Blakeson has been attached to handful of films since “Creed,” including Fox’s “Wool” and MRC’s “Bad Blood and Trouble.”