Gewirtz penning Final Orbit adaptation

Russell Gewirtz to pen script for ‘Final Orbit’ adaptation.

‘Inside Man’ screenwriter Russell Gewirtz has signed on to pen a big screen adaptation of comic ‘Final Orbit’.

Scheduled to be published next year, ‘Final Orbit’ revolves around a lottery system that allows the winners to holiday in outer space. After the space station is damaged, the tourists are left stranded without any trained astronauts to help them.

The film will be produced by Gale Anne Hurd from Valhalla Motion Pictures and Platinum’s Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.

EXTRAs: Gewirtz’s most recent script credit is Al Pacino-Robert De Niro starrer ‘Righteous Kill.’