Warner Independent Pictures signed on House M.D. executive producers Garrett Lerner and Russel Friend to adapt Brock Clarke's best-seller, An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the dark comedy from John Wells Productions centers on Sam Pulsifer, a man who accidentally burns down Emily Dickinson's home and kills two people in the process. After 10 years in prison and a series of personal and professional disasters, he returns home to live with his parents, only to discover that he's suspected in a series of nearby fires at historical landmarks. He attempts to find the real criminal and uncovers some family secrets as the mystery unfolds.
No production date has been set.