EXCLUSIVE: Dead Reckoning Novel Adaptation Planned


Dead Reckoning, a 1996 thriller novel, is being planned for adaptation and will shoot this September in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Cody Horn, who stars in the upcoming Flipped, informed ComingSoon.net of the planned start date and of current negotiations for her to star. The role, she said, “would be the biggest lead I’ve had.”

The original novel was written by Susan and Pierre LaTour and tells the story of Catherine Lakey, a chemistry professor who vanishes while vacationing in Cape Cod. Though her disappearance is assumed to be a suicide, her niece, Nancy, is unconvinced and begins to uncover clues in her aunt’s beach house that such a far more sinister fate.

Though currently blank, the website www.deadreckoningmovie.com is owned by 20th Century Fox. The studio could not confirm that such a project is currently in development.

Horn can be seen next week in Flipped and Twelve, both opening August 6th.