David Gordon Green is set to write and direct the drama, The Innocent Man for Warner Independent Pictures and George Clooney and Grant Heslov's Smoke House.

The film is based on John Grisham's nonfiction book, which tells the true story of Ron Williamson, a man wrongly convicted of murder who spent more than 10 years on death row in Oklahoma, notes The Hollywood Reporter.

No production schedule has been set for The Innocent Man.