D.J. Caruso Helms “I Am Number Four”

D.J. Caruso (“Eagle Eye,” “Disturbia”) has signed on to direct the film adaptation of “I Am Number Four” for DreamWorks Pictures reports Heat Vision Blog

James Frey and Jobie Hughes’ upcoming sci-fi novel is about a group of nine earthbound alien teens who escaped their planet just before it was destroyed by a hostile species.

While the high school-aged kids assimilate, the title character discovers that he is being hunted by the enemy that blew up his planet.

Al Gough and Miles Millar wrote the screenplay while Michael Bay will produce. The book, getting a release this Fall, is the first in a series of six.