According to Variety, Warner Independent Pictures has hired scribe Greg Widen to adapt Kelley Eskridge's science-fiction thriller Solitaire for Cherry Road Films to produce.
Set in a future where the software and pharmaceutical industries are about to merge into one powerful entity, "Solitaire" centers on a female computer engineer who is wrongly sent to an experimental prison.
Producers are Cherry Road co-presidents Kendall Morgan and Bo Hyde. Cherry Road head of development Tommaso Fiacchino, who brought in the project, will exec produce. Warner Independent senior VP Tracey Bing will oversee for the specialty division.
Cherry Road is currently producing Southland Tales, directed and written by Richard Kelly, which wraps shooting this week.