20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to Ian Shorr's screenplay Capsule. The writer is best known for collaborating on the screenplay for the horror movie Splinter.

Capsule is based on an original idea by Matthias Hoene and centers on a young boy whose life spins out of control when he starts mysteriously receiving metallic capsules containing messages from his future self.

Matthias Hoene will direct. He is best known for his work on Studio Canal's comedy Cockneys Vs. Zombies. Hutch Parker and John Zaozirny are producing.

No production schedule has been released.