House Producers Pen An Arsonist’s Guide

“House” executive producers Garrett Lerner and Russel Friend will adapt Brock Clarke’s best-seller “An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England” for Warner Independent Pictures and John Wells Productions.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the dark comedy centers on Sam Pulsifer, a man who accidentally burns down Emily Dickinson’s home and kills two people in the process.

After 10 years in prison and a series of personal and professional disasters, he returns home to live with his parents, only to discover that he’s suspected in a series of nearby fires at historical landmarks.

He attempts to find the real criminal and uncovers some family secrets as the mystery unfolds.