Maximum Ride: Universal picks up project
- Universal Pictures is set to pick up the development of "Maximum Ride", after Columbia put it in turnaround.
- Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby are set to write a new script for the sci-fi fantasy.
The story chronicles six teens known as the Flock who are genetically altered so they are part human and part bird. Learning to fly, they escape the laboratory where they have been housed and are pursued by a pack of creatures called the Erasers that are part human and part wolf.