Joe McGinniss, Jr.'s debut novel, The Delivery Man, has just been optioned for a big screen adaptation. According to Variety, Thom Mount and his Whitsett Hill Films company bought the rights for a mid-six figures.

The novel revolves around a group of directionless kids set loose on the town of Las Vegas. One of them is a failed artist who gets a job driving prostitutes around the city. Mount stated, "It's everything we fear. It's Fast Times at Ridgemont High meets Cruel Intentions.

The film will have a budget of under $10 million. There is no set start date for the project at this time.

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