Cosmonaut: According to Variety, Robert and Michelle King have come onboard to adapt sci-fi thriller Cosmonaut for Warner Bros. Pictures. WB-based producer Basil Iwanyk also has joined pic.

Mace Neufeld is developing and will produce the pic with Iwanyk. Teddy Tenenbaum, who has been developing it with Neufeld, also will take a producing credit.

Based on the bestselling Australian novel by Peter McAllister, "Cosmonaut" is the story of the first murder in space aboard the Intl. Space Station.

The pic marks the first feature collaboration of husband-and-wife team of Robert and Michelle King, though they have worked extensively in TV.

The duo have written "The Line" and "Suburban Cop." They also co-wrote and he produced and directed "Angels in the Infield."

Brian B.