Peter Chelsom is directing from a script by Allan Loeb. Richard Lewis is producing with Gabrielle Jerou co-producing while Allan Loeb, Steven Pearl and Doug Urbanski exec produce.
Production is set to begin later this fall. STX has not yet dated the film.
The story follows two teens from different worlds as the first human born on Mars is secretly raised in an experimental colony after his astronaut mother dies during childbirth. Sixteen years later, he begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado and hatches a plan to travel across the universe to meet her.