The film will be an adaptation of a Robert C. O'Brien novel that centers on a teenage girl who must survive in the wake of a nuclear war. She tends to a farm in the only valley left with breathable air until her peace is disrupted by two strangers, who turn her life upside down.
Tobey Maguire will play a scientist who has a mysterious dark past. He will be serving as a producer with his Material Pictures parter Matthew Plouffe. The Hunger Games director Gary Ross is also producing with Steve Bannatyne from Lucky Hat Entertainment.
Craig Zobel is directing from a Black List script by Nissar Modi.
No production schedule has been released for this project.