Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci take on Welcome to People
Vulture is reporting that DreamWorks Pictures has attached Alex Kurtzman to direct Welcome to People, which would mark the screenwriter's directorial debut.

Alex Kurtzman co-wrote the intimate dramatic script with Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert.

Welcome to People tells the story of a struggling twentysomething man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew existed, and her troubled 12-year-old son. Determined to keep the money to solve his own problems, he's nonetheless fascinated by his unknown kin and makes contact with the two without revealing who he really is.

The script was written six years ago. No production date has been set.