The Alchemist is a new feature film being produced by Warner Brothers Pictures. According to Variety, Laurence Fishburne is going to write the screenplay and direct the adventure-based project.

The Alchemist is based on Paulo Coelho's novel of the same name. The story revolves around a young Spaniard who goes on a journey to find a hidden treasure buried deep within the Egyptian Pyramids.

The film will begin shooting sometime this year.