Screenwriters:Richard Matheson, Richard Matheson Jr.
An updated version of the story that was first adapted on-screen in 1957. The film will be based on Richard Matheson’s classic sci-fi novel "The Shrinking Man." The book, written when atomic-bomb fear ran high, centers on a man who is exposed to radiation and insecticide and begins to shrink. The Mathesons will modernize the story to reflect advancements such as nanotechnology. Matheson, will pen the screenplay with his son, Richard Matheson Jr., keeping the tone of the original story but updating it to modern times.