Legendary Closes Deal with Lisa Joy for Sci-Fi Thriller Reminiscence


Legendary Pictures has closed a deal for the rights to Reminiscence, a sci-fi thriller spec script written by Lisa Joy. Alex Hedlund will oversee production for Legendary. The project falls under Legendary’s distribution deal with Universal Pictures.

Joy’s past credits include writing for “Burn Notice” and “Pushing Daisies.” Her next project includes writing “Westworld” with Jonathan Nolan for HBO, which she will also executive produce with Nolan, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Weintraub.

Legendary most recently released Pacific Rim directed by Guillermo del Toro, the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, and Man of Steel with Warner Bros. Upcoming highlights from Legendary’s slate include Warcraft; 300: Rise of an Empire; and Legendary’s Godzilla, based on Toho Company’s famed character.

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