Joel Silver has picked up the rights to the upcoming book and action video game series, Empire from Chair Entertainment Group and author Orson Scott Card.

The Hollywood Reporter says the film revolves around a scenario in the near future where the country has plunged into civil war after the White House is bombed and the president is assassinated. As fighting spreads through major cities, a lone operative being framed for the attacks is driven to find the truth the clear his name.

Empire will be released in stores November 28th; no details on the film.