According to Variety, Columbia Pictures is in final negotiations to snap up high-concept action pitch Twitch from scribes Brendan Cowles and Shane Kuhn.

Neal Moritz's Original Film banner is partnering with Brian Koppelman and David Levien to produce the pic, set in the world of gaming.

Cowles and Kuhn are prepping to helm the horror thriller Drive Thru for Lions Gate and Armada Pictures.

Moritz just inked a pact to produce Disney's Field Trip as a starring vehicle for Kevin James. He also produced Columbia's Rob Cohen-helmed summer actioner Stealth.