Let the Right One In Helmer Takes on Larklight

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Let the Right One In helmer Tomas Alfredson will direct Larklight for Warner Bros. Pictures and Di Novi Pictures.

The film will be based on Philip Reeve’s novel, set in a Victorian-era alternate universe in which mankind has been exploring the solar system since the time of Isaac Newton. It revolves around a brother and sister who team with a band of renegade space pirates to save the world from destruction at the hands of a madman.

Steve Knight (Eastern Promises) is rewriting the script to the project. Shekhar Kapur was previously attached to direct.

Alfredson is currently shooting Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.