Monday, July 25, 2011

Scott Westerfeld's 'Uglies' in Pre-Production

Variety has reported that ‘Uglies’ is back on it’s way to theaters!

John Davis and the founders of Lola Visual Effects are financing, developing and producing a live-action feature based on Scott Westerfeld’s 2005 futuristic novel “Uglies.”

Westerfeld disclosed the “Uglies” project during his panel at Comic-Con on Sunday. The filmmakers have also acquired feature rights to Westerfeld’s “Pretties” and “Specials,” the second and third installments of the “Uglies” trilogy published by Simon Pulse with total sales of over 3 million copies.

“Uglies” will be produced by John Davis and Jordan Davis along with Colin and Greg Strause via their Hydraulx Entertainment banner. Lola’s Edson Williams and Thomas Nittmann will exec produce along with Adam Schroeder.

Jacob Forman (“All the Boys Love Mandy Lane”) will pen the screenplay.

What do you think? Exciting news eh?

REad More at Variety

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