Andy Weir , author of the acclaimed novel "The Martian ", which later became the basis of an equally discussed film, and 20th Century Fox planned their next collaboration. The studio has approved the new project Veyr and is waiting for the script for the future picture from the writer, reports Variety . The details of the plot of the forthcoming film are kept secret, but it is known that the filmmakers who worked on " The Martian " - Ridley Scott and Simon Kinberg, will help Andy to work on it. Both will act as producers.|
" The Martian ", which became the writer's debut work, was uploaded by the author on his own website as it was created. Then the finished work got to the open spaces of the Amazon Kindle service and was sold only there until the print rights to the book were acquired by Crown Publishing . In early 2013, it became known that the story would be transferred to the big screens. As a result, the film adaptation was nominated for seven “ Oscars ” and with a budget of $ 130 million raised $ 630 million worldwide. Other notable works by the aspiring author are the short story The Egg and the novel Across the Lake co-written with Douglas Kelly .
As for Ridley Scott , the filmmaker has been busy filming Alien: Covenant since early April in New Zealand. The release of the sequel to Prometheus was recently pushed back by the bosses of Fox by two months, and now the picture is due to hit theaters on August 3, 2017 . It stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride and Demian Bishir.
A week ago, another new project, Ridley and the team responsible for the production of The Martian , was revealed - director Scott , writer Goddard and producer Kinberg will be working on a film adaptation of the Western Wraiths of the Broken Land.
The Topic of Article: The author of ”The Martian” and Ridley Scott are preparing a mysterious project.