Akiva Goldsman has come onboard to pen the film adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s 1953 sci-fi mystery novel “The Caves of Steel” at 20th Century Fox.
The story is set a millennia in the future when Earth has become overrun with people and robots are banned. A detective must team up with a robot to solve the murder of an ambassador who had been seeking to reform Earth’s policies on robots.
John Scott 3 and Jamie Vanderbilt penned previous drafts of the script. At last report Henry Hobson is set to direct and Simon Kinberg will produce.