David DiGilio will write the feature film adaptation of Alfred Bester’s The Stars My Destination
, according to Deadline
. DiGilio’s background is primarily in TV (Traveler, Crossbones
), although he wrote a come series for BOOM! (see “BOOM! Studio’s ‘North Wind’ Acquired
”), and also did a screenplay adapting Oni’s The Damned
(see “DiGilio Adapting Oni’s ‘The Damned’
Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who’s currently shooting Kong: Skull Island (see “Loki vs. King Kong?”), is attached to direct.
Paramount acquired the rights earlier this year for producer Mary Parent (Godzilla, Pacific Rim, see “Hollywood Licensing Classic Sci-Fi”).
Howard Chaykin did a graphic novel adaptation of the Bester novel withthe late Byron Preiss in 1979.