Seth Patrick’s supernatural thriller “Reviver” has just been optioned by Legendary Pictures to make a feature length film according to Variety. The book is the first of a trilogy that will be launched in May, 2013. Drew Pearce who has written scripts for Pacific Rim and Godzilla is going to write the screenplay.
Story follows Jonah Miller, one of the world’s most gifted revivers, a term for those who can make contact with the dead and bring them back for a short period of time to say goodbye to loved ones or more importantly, to tell the police who killed them. While reviving the victim of a brutal murder, Jonah discovers that a sinister presence is watching from the other side. When he starts to investigate, what he uncovers threatens everything he knows.
Legendary will produce “Reviver,” while Brendan Deneen will exec produce for Macmillan Films. Jillian Zaks and Alex Hedlund will oversee for Legendary.