The Hollywood Reporter
For whatever reason taking a break from the crush of Comic-Con related news to report on Edgar Wright making a movie about giant insects just brings a huge smile to my face. Read on for the first details concerning Grasshopper Jungle.
According to THR Wright has been tapped by Sony to helm Grasshopper Jungle, an adaptation of the YA novel by Andrew Smith. Wright, who left Marvel’s Ant-Man over creative differences in May, will direct from a script by Scott Rosenberg (Beautiful Girls). Rosenberg also is producing with Matt Tolmach and Nira Park.
Dutton’s book, which hit shelves in February 2014, follows a teen in Ealing, Iowa, as he and his friends accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army of six-foot-tall praying mantises.
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