Trio Options Unger’s Thriller Black Out


Longtime Martin Scorsese producer Barbara De Fina, Austin Chick and Andrew Kletjian have optioned Lisa Unger’s new Random House thriller “Black Out,” says The Hollywood Reporter

Chick, who also has optioned Tim Clark’s art forgery caper script “Fake,” will adapt and direct both for the big screen.

“Black Out” centers on Annie Powers, an affluent wife and mother living in Florida. Cracks in her idyllic life emerge when her psychologist is murdered and a familiar dark figure appears, triggering long-suppressed memories of a former life she must piece together to save herself and her daughter.