Paramount Pictures has set Walter Parkes and David DiGilio to adapt Daniel Suarez's upcoming techno thriller novel Daemon.

According to Variety, Daemon harkens back to WarGames in its exploration of themes of man vs. machine.

The project centers on an iconic game designer who, before he died, set up a program to fight mankind. The book is set to be published in January, and it is expected to spawn a sequel.

No production date has been set.