Lakeshore Entertainment has picked up Thundercade, a comedy script from Fanboys co-writer Ernie Cline.

Lakeshore's Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are fast-tracking the project and producing it along with Cline's manager, Dan Farah of Farah Films.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thundercade follows a video game junkie facing a midlife crisis who learns that a young punk had broken a record he set as a teen. He and two lifelong friends embark on a quest to reclaim his place in video game history and win the world's ultimate gaming championship, Thundercade.

Brian B.