The Tracking Board reports that 20th Century Fox and Temple Hill Entertainment have begun work on the adaptation of the James Frey and Niels book series. Johnson-Shelton Endgame , the rights to which were acquired last year for $ 2 million .|
It was announced today that the film will be written by Darren Lemke ("Jack the Giant Slayer"), while Marty Bowen, Vic Godfrey, Todd Cohen and James Frey will take over the production. The Fox bosses have also begun an active search for a director. According to insiders, the studio prefers filmmakers with experience in visual effects. Over the past few years, a number of CG masters have burst into the world of big cinema - Gareth Edwards, Tim Miller, Robert Stromberg and others.
The first book in the Frey and Johnson-Shelton series, Endgame. Challenge ", has earned comparison with such popular representatives of the genre of teenage literature as" The Hunger Games "and" Divergent ".
Millennia ago, twelve clans were chosen to participate in the The Last Game , each of which was obliged to present a warrior between the ages of 13 and 20. For hundreds of years, one generation of potential Players replaced another, until one day 12 meteorites fell to Earth, marking the long-awaited start of the battle for the fate of humanity ...
Fox and Temple Hill plan to create a film trilogy based on Endgame that could become a worthy successor to their other franchise - "The Maze Runner".
The Topic of Article: Fox will arrange The Last Game.