Alex Pettyfer (“Stormbreaker,” “Beastly”) is in negotiations to star as the titular character in “I Am Number Four” reports Variety.
“Smallville” creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar penned the story of nine aliens who flee to Earth disguised as teenagers.
Pettyfer’s character soon learns the enemy alien race that caused them to abandon their home planet are still hunting them.
D.J. Caruso directs while Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg will produce.