Walt Disney Pictures has bought the rights for the new action-adventure film, The Feynman Chronicles.

It's based on a spec script by Ashley E. Miller and Zack Stentz; it's about a mysterious object that crashes into a remote mountain in 1940s Africa; Variety adds the young physicist Richard Feynman is recruited by the government to investigate it. He teams with a beautiful English spy and a cynical French aviator in a race against the Nazis to find the object and unlock its secrets.

The Feynman Chronicles has no production schedule at this time.