According to The Hollywood Reporter, Logan Lerman, star of the WB Network's "Jack & Bobby," will star in Walden Media and New Line Cinema's Hoot.
Frank Marshall and Jimmy Buffett are producing.
Written and directed by Wil Shriner, Hoot is based on Carl Hiaasen's Newbery Award-winning book of the same name.
The story centers on Roy Eberhardt (Lerman), a young Montana boy who moves with his family to Florida, where he uncovers a plot to systematically destroy a local population of endangered owls. The boy ends up battling an assortment of unusual creatures and eccentric adults in order to save the owls. The movie will feature original music from Buffett.