Tommy Wallach’s yet to be Released Novel We All Looked Up Optioned by Paramount Insurge
Not a particulary new story but Tommy Wallach’s debut novel We All Looked Up is yet to be published (Simon and Schuster on March 24, 2015) but has already been optioned by Paramount Insurge. ‘This generation’s The Stand . . . at once troubling, uplifting, scary and heart-wrenching’ according to Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle.
As announced last September by Deadline
The science fiction tale is set two months before a meteor is set to pass through Earth’s orbit with a 66.6 percent chance of striking and ending all life on the planet. Against this backdrop, four high school seniors – the athlete, the school slut, the slacker, and the overachiever – find their lives intersecting on the eve of the cataclysmic event.
Chronicle producer John Davis will be producing for his Davis Entertainment banner while Brittany Morrissey is overseeing for the company. Alison Small is overseeing for Paramount Insurge, the microbudget branch at Paramount whose upcoming projects include The Cellar with Bad Robot. We All Looked Up marks the second recent genre deal between Insurge and Davis Entertainment after the companies teamed on sci-fi script Prism last fall, with Davis set to produce.
For more information on the author go to his site at tommywallach.com