New Regency has closed a deal for Last Man, a pitch for a futuristic action film that David Ayer will write and direct, reports Variety.
In the drama, a hardened captain assigned to protect an outpost on a distant planet must lead a group of young, inexperienced American soldiers in battle against an alien race.
The film will be produced by Erwin Stoff and Scott Stuber, with Stuber Co.’s Pam Abdy also serving in a producing capacity.
Ayer’s script work includes Training Day and The Fast and the Furious. He made his directing debut on his script Harsh Times and last directed Street Kings.