Chloe Grace Moretz will star in the studio’s YA adaptation The 5th Wave that Graham King and Tobey Maguire are producing. Separately, Sharon Stone has joined Lionsgate’s American Ultra.
J Blakeson is to direct from Susannah Grant’s adaptation of the novel by Rick Yancey about an alien invasion survivor who meets a young man who may hold the key to salvation.
King will produce through GK Films along with Maguire and Matthew Plouffe through Material Pictures.
The second book in Yancey’s planned trilogy, The Infinite Sea, will be published on September 16.
- Sharon Stone has joined Lionsgate’s action comedy American Ultra. Production is underway and the film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Bill Pullman.