EXCLUSIVE: Simply what we have been ready for, a sizzling movie deal. Days after the city jumped everywhere in the new novel by The Martian writer Andy Weir, sources stated that The Hail Mary is in unique negotiations to be acquired by MGM in a 7-figure deal. Gosling will produce with Ken Kao. It’s the newest daring transfer for Michael De Luca since taking the reins of the film aspect of the studio. I count on the offers to shut shortly.

The guide is described as a solitary story of an astronaut on an area ship who’s tasked with saving the planet. There are some very intelligent twists that I gained’t give away right here, however is in line with the ingenuity that made The Martian an exciting journey. Gosling is connected to play the astronaut.

CAA is brokering the guide cope with David Fugate of Launch Books, after operating an public sale that hopefully would be the begin of extra deal making. Ebook might be revealed subsequent spring by Random Home. Gosling can also be repped by CAA, and he’s lawyered by Robert Supply.

After the Greatest Image nominated Ridley Scott-directed The Martian, Weir’s prose has been in excessive demand. His novel Artemis was set as a directing mission for Phil Lord & Chris Miller, and the corporate made a giant deal on a Weir concept married to the graphic novel Cheshire Crossing, the primary mission they set underneath their new deal at Common.

Gosling was final seen onscreen enjoying astronaut Neil Armstrong within the Damien Chazelle-directed First Man.