The Lost director is going to lead the thriller based on a idea from World War Z author Max Brooks.
The filmmaker was forced to drop out of the Paramount project after too many TV projects kept piling up.
Lost's Jack Bender will direct the film which focuses on mysterious murders.
The Lost director is producer J.J. Abrams top choice to direct this film.
The Lost director teams up with Zak Penn and Michael Karnow.