Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow has been tapped by Netflix to direct its movie adaptation of writer David Koepp’s upcoming thriller novel “Aurora”.
Koepp, who has beforehand penned motion pictures like “Mission: Unattainable” and “Jurassic Park”, may also write the “Aurora” screenplay.
In line with Deadline, the ebook is about to be launched on June 7 by Harper Collins.
The movie “follows characters who’re dealing with the collapse of the social order, set in opposition to a catastrophic worldwide energy disaster.” The story is about in Aurora, Illinois, the place Aubrey Wheeler and her teenage son are pressured to fend for themselves within the wake of a large energy outage.
Wheeler’s estranged brother, a Silicon Valley CEO, has constructed a bunker within the desert retaining in thoughts such an apocalyptic occasion, and their reunion results in reckonings on a world and private scale.
Bigelow, who turned the primary girl to win a directing Oscar in 2010 for “The Damage Locker”, is returning behind the digicam for a characteristic venture after 2017’s “Detroit”.
Greg Shapiro, producer of “The Damage Locker,” is backing “Aurora” together with Gavin Polone.