Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Acquire WUNDERKIND and GOD PARTICLE

Bad Robot acquires Nazi hunting and sci-fi scripts.

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Paramount Pictures have announced that they have acquired Patrick Aison’s spec script ‘Wunderkind.’

An elevated two-handed action thriller, ‘Wunderkind’ is set in the 1970′s and follows a young Nazi hunter with the CIA and an older Nazi hunter working for the Mossad. The two become reluctantly intertwined in their hunt and shocking twists result.

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have also picked up low-budget project ‘God Particle’ which was penned by Oren Uziel (‘The Kitchen Sink’). The logline is as follows:

“After a physics experiment with a large hadron accelerator causes the Earth to seemingly vanish completely, the terrified crew of an orbiting American space station is left floating in the middle of now-even-more-empty space. When a European spacecraft appears on their radar, the Americans must determine whether it’s their salvation, or a harbinger of doom.”