Walden Media is developing their original idea for an adventure film based on the lineage of Harry Houdini.
They're partnering up with Mark Waters and his Watermark Pictures. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it will focus on a 14-year-old who discovers that he is a distant relative of the great illusionist. Upon hearing the news of his lineage, he embarks on a journey to unravel the secrets of Houdini's past, uncovering a legacy the famed magician was trying to protect.
Currently, there's no screenwriter for the film.