Andy Weir, author of The Martian, has sold an UNTITLED PITCH to 20th Century Fox. Joining the project are Genre Films’ Simon Kinberg and Scott Free Productions’ Ridley Scott who will produce. The duo were also behind the big screen adaptation of the award-winning The Martian.
Details on the story are being kept under wraps. Aditya Sood, Michael Schaefer, and Steve Asbell will oversee for Fox.
Sood and Schaefer recently acquired the Wraiths Of The Broken Land with Scott attached to direct. The Western was penned by The Martian‘s Drew Goddard.
Clearly this is a partnership that is working well, as The Martian was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won two Golden Globes. The film grossed over $228 million domestic and $400 million internationally.
Emily J | Staff Writer