Brad Pitt to bring Illuminae to the big screen!

Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff have signed a deal with Brad Pitt's movie production company Plan B to turn their best-selling young adult science fiction thriller Illuminae into a major Hollywood film.

Pitt will produce along with his Plan B partners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner.

Told through a dossier of found documents, texts, instant messages, ship schematics, casualty lists and classified files, the story tells of a teenage hacker and her fighter pilot ex-boyfriend, struggling with their broken relationship while they unearth a conspiracy surrounding an intergalactic war that has them dealing with an enemy race, rogue artificial intelligence and a deadly virus.

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