Lakeshore Entertainment has picked up the scent of a French novel. According to Variety, the production company has picked up the rights to the Jean-Christophe Rufin's spy novel, The Scent of Adam. A screenwriter has not yet been hired on to adapt yet.

Lakeshore is partnering up with French film company TF1 International, with Lakeshore taking the domestic distribution rights and TF1 handling the foreign distribution.

The story revolves around an activist who covertly sets animals free from a Polish lab, when she stumbles upon an eco-terrorist movement and a global conspiracy. Author Rufin is also the French ambassador to Senegal and self-proclaimed part-time spy.