Amblin Partners has just announced a new project from the filmmaker behind the successful Maze Runner franchise. Wes Ball is set to direct the sci-fi film, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. The film is based on the novel by author, Claire North.
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August follows a man who is repeatedly born into the same life, remembers all his past experiences, and seeks to save the world by outmaneuvering a similarly gifted rival who’s willing to make any sacrifice to attain a godlike knowledge. Melissa Iqbal (Humans, The Nevers) has adapted the novel for the big screen.
The novel won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel and was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
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