Disney, Bruckheimer Go Up An Increment

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer have acquired screen rights to David Ignatius’ geopolitical thriller novel “The Increment” reports Variety

The title refers to a shadowy, elite group of British undercover intelligence operatives who are conscripted by a CIA agent to help a weapons scientist defect from Iran.

Ignatius wrote the 2007 novel “Body of Lies” which has been turned into a Ridley Scott-directed thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe opening later this year.

‘Increment’ will be published and released in book stores next year.