The Risky Biz Blog is reporting that director Ridley Scott is taking on Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.”
Scott will produce the project as a directing vehicle at Universal, while Leonardo DiCaprio is on board to produce as a starring vehicle.
The studio has brought on Apocalypto screenwriter Farhad Safinia to pen the script.
Scott and DiCaprio also will produce via their respective Scott Free and Appian Way banners, with Michael Costigan also producing for Scott Free and George DiCaprio producing at Appian. Peter Cramer is overseeing for Uni.