Drew Goddard will write the screen adaptation of new children’s book, Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow. The book, written by Jessica Townsend, is due out 31st October 2017 and is set to be one in a series. 20th Century Fox pre-emptively picked up the rights last year.
The book centres around the eponymous heroine, Morrigan Crow, born on an unluckily day and doomed to die at the age of 11, she is blamed for all local misfortunes until she is found by Jupiter North who takes her to the magical land of Nevermoor where she must face trials against other children with abilities to win a place with the Wundrous Society and escape her fate.
Source The Hollywood Reporter