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"Nelson" Duo Facing "Calamity"

June 4, 2007 (4:36 am) GMT
"Half Nelson" writing team Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden will pen for Miramax Films' "Special Topics in Calamity Physics" with the former also directing and the latter one executive producing.

Brought together once again after acclaimed indie flick "", duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden have both given agreement to pen "" for Miramax Films, Variety has reported.

A big screen adaptation of Marisha Pessl's novel of the same name, pic concerns a teenage girl who looks forward to the normalcy of a full senior year in a North Carolina high school after moving each semester with her eccentric teacher father. Things, however, get darker instead when she is caught up in the mysterious death of their favorite teacher.

Apart from the writing duties, Fleck is also attached to direct while Boden is set to executive produce as well with Scott Rudin serving as the producer. The two are currently working on sports drama "" and have come onboard to direct Paramount Pictures' "" which Kevin Misher is producing.

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