The Tracking Board exclusively confirmed in August that Dareen Lemke would be scripting the adaptation of the popular YA novel Endgame: The Calling, and now sources confirm that emerging director Brad Parker is in talks to direct.
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Fox nabbed the rights to the novel in a $2 million deal amidst a studio bidding war last year, anticipating that the intended trilogy would pay off as their next Maze Runner. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, who have found great success in the YA genre, are spearheading the project.
The pick-up marks one of the first under Fox’s deal, which gives the studio first-look on any stories published by the online venture, and those written by founders Davis and Joshuah Bearman. The Epic Magazine article centers on Italian gentleman thief Vincenzo Pipino.