According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marco Weber's Atlantic Streamline has acquired the rights to Thomas Thonson's dark comedy Rockwell. The project was brought to the company by Cedering Fox and Patrick Cassavetti, who will produce along with Weber.
The story centers on a troubled teen who believes the only cure for his suburban angst is the acquisition of a car. Misunderstood by his dysfunctional parents, he concocts a masterful plan to secure his dream. Chaos ensues as the pieces of his puzzle begin to unravel and his parents become unknowing accomplices in his scheme.