Empire, a novel by Orson Scott Card, is being adapted for the big screen by Oren Moverman. According to Variety, Joel Silver is producing the film.

The novel is set in the future, at a time when America is in chaos. The assassinations of both the President and the Vice President send the country into a second civil war. A special forces team is forced to move in and save the United States from destroying itself.

The book was published last year. The film does not yet have a start date.

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