20th Century Fox has acquired Capsule, a spec by Ian Shorr that Hutch Parker and John Zaozirny are attached to produce through Parker’s Hutch Parker Entertainment banner. Parker exec Aaron Ensweiler will spearhead the project for the company. Matthias Hoene is attached to direct. It’s a sci-fi script, based on an original story by Hoene. A young man’s life is turned upside down when he mysteriously begins to receive metallic capsules containing messages from his future self.
Shorr set up Cristo at Warner Bros and his next project The Operator, is about to begin production with Jimmy Miller producing. Zaozirny most recently set up Warden at New Line Cinema. Hoene most recently produced and directed Cockneys Vs Zombies for Studiocanal and Parker produced the upcoming The Wolverine. Shorr is repped by UTA, Mosaic and attorney David Krintzman; Hoene is repped by Gersh, Partizan and attorney Stephen Clark.