I'm.mortal: Andrew Niccol to write and direct

Mon April 12, 2010 Return to Film News

  • Andrew Niccol is set to direct a new sci-fi drama called "I'm.mortal".

  • He has also written the screenplay.

  • New Regency is in negotiations to develop and Strike Entertainment to produce.

  • The story is set in the not-too-distant future where the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as "time keepers."

Source: Heat Vision
Related Titles: In Time