According to Variety, DreamWorks Pictures has fallen for 1,000 Words, picking up scribe Steve Koren's pitch.

The project will be produced by Saturn Films' partners Nicolas Cage and Norm Golightly along with WAM Films' Alain Chabat and Stephanie Danan.

The story centers on a glib man who comes to discover that he only has 1,000 words left to speak before he dies.