Dark Castle, the Warner Bros.-based horror label, has acquired rights to Devil's Due graphic novel The Nye Incidents, written by sci-fi and horror novelist Whitley Strieber, and set Todd Lincoln to direct.

According to Variety, the story is inspired by true events, and revolves around a medical examiner on the hunt of a killer of alien abductees.

No writer has been set to pen the script.

No production date has been set.