The Film Department has picked up screen rights to Marcus Sakey's crime novel Good People, with Tobey Maguire's Maguire Entertainment and Film 360 set to produce the feature adaptation.
According to Variety, along with all his producing projects, Maguire has first crack at the male lead role.
Script will be penned by Kelly Masterson, who most recently wrote Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.
Good People concerns a couple in debt from several rounds of futile fertility treatments who think their problems are solved when they stumble upon money found in their deceased tenant's apartment. The Film Department's Mark Gill and Robert Katz will produce with Maguire and Film 360's Eric Kranzler and Ben Forkner. Neil Sacker and Michael Goguen will be executive producers.