Creating An Empire From Card

Oren Moverman is adapting Orson Scott Card’s “Empire” into a large-scale drama by Warner Bros. and Silver Pictures reports Variety.

Set in the near future, the novel casts an America in chaos. The assassination of the president and veep plunges America into civil war and a team of special forces operatives try to unravel the conspiracy and save the country.

Card’s novel “Ender’s Game” is also being developed by WB as a big-scale sci-fi film by director Wolfgang Petersen.