The story centers on a teenage diving phenom who suffers a horrific accident at the Olympic trials and slips into a coma for five years. When she finally wakes up, the young woman becomes a synesthe, someone who processes words and numbers through color, depth, and sound.
Sanaa Hamri (Just Wright) is directing Anything But Ordinary from a script by Charlie Craig. The project is being developed simultaneously as a movie and a book, with first-time author Lara Avary penning the tome for Hyperion.
Richard Barton Lewis is producing Anything But Ordinary for Southpaw Entertainment, with Alloy Entertainment's Leslie Morgenstein executive producing. No production schedule was given for Anything But Ordinary.