From Aliens to Vampires, Ridley Scott tackles The Passage…

Ridley Scott is reportedly in talks to direct a film adaptation of the vampire series The Passage.

The film centres on terminally ill patients recover after receiving bites from bats. The resulting studies on human test subjects – including death row inmates – to see if the virus can cure illness subsequently unleashes hordes of bloodthirsty vampires upon the world.

Gladiator screenwriter John Logan has been hired to adapt the Jordan Ainsley-penned vampire novel.