Amy Adams is in early talks to team with Prisoners director Denis Villeneuve on Story of Your Life, reports Deadline.
Based on an award-winning short story by Ted Chiang, Story of Your Life is said to be a mind-bending science fiction thriller. After aliens land around the globe, a linguist is recruited by the US government in a race to decipher their intentions on Earth.
The script was written by Eric Heisserer, who is also executive producing. FilmNation Entertainment, in partnership with Lava Bear Films, is financing, producing and handling worldwide sales for the project. The producers are 21 Lapsí Shawn Levy and Dan Levine along with FilmNation and Lava Bear.