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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
Spyglass Entertainment

Status: In Development

Director: Alex Timbers

Screenwriter: Chris Weitz
Script: Children's Book Adaptation

Genre: Fantasy, Kids, Family
About the film:
A good boy named Milton Fauster and his shoplifting sister die in a freak accident and end up in an unearthly reform school called Heck, where Lizzie Borden teaches home economics and Richard Nixon is the ethics teacher. Milton meets Virgil, a boy who has a map of the Nine Circles of Heck, and the two plot to escape the netherworld and its leader, the principal of darkness Bea "Elsa" Bubb.

Project Timeline:
Apr. 28, 2010: Director: Juan Jose Campanella
Jan. 4, 2012: Director: Alex Timbers, Writer: Chris Weitz (rewrite)

Related links:
  • Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go - The Novel

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