Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse is writing the screenplay, which is his first feature project since Lost went off the air. No plot details were given, although it is said to be in the action-adventure genre.
Shawn Levy will direct the untitled movie and produce it through his 21 Laps Entertainment banner. No production schedule was given at this time.
Real Steel, which arrives in theaters October 7, stars Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, and Dakota Goyo with Shawn Levy directing. The movie takes place in a future where boxing and MMA have been overshadowed by robot boxing, with Hugh Jackman's character trying to rebuild a broken-down robot with his son (Dakota Goyo).