According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Pictures has acquired the film rights to the manuscript Tales From the Wishworks Factory by Jason Lethcoe for $125,000 against $500,000. Nick Osborne and Trevor Engelson will produce through their Underground Films banner. Lethcoe will executive produce the project.
The film revolves around the Wishworks Factory, a place in a magical realm that processes all of Earth's wishes. When an orphan on Earth wishes for unlimited wishes on his birthday, he unknowingly becomes a player in an struggle between the Wishworks Factory and its evil rival, the Curseworks Factory.