Oren Segal has picked up rights for Lisa Lerner's debut novel Just Like Beauty.

According to Variety, Nick Pustay has been set to adapt the dark comedy.

The story is set in a dystopic future replete with a gang of blowtorchers, mutant grasshoppers and an underground suicide cult - centers on 14-year-old Edie Stein, who competes in a beauty pageant to please her mother.

No production date has been set.

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