36films and founder Michael Cuccolo have acquired rights to produce the film adaptation of Nick Schuyler and Jere Longman’s survival drama novel “Not Without Hope”.
E. Nicholas Mariani adapted the script which deals with a 2009 boating accident that took the lives of NFL players Marquis Cooper and Corey Smith and Schuyler’s best friend Will Bleakley.
Schuyler was the sole survivor after being found near death clinging to the engine mount of the capsized vessel 70 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.
At last report, the project was set up at Relativity Media with Dwayne Johnson attached to play Schuyler. Johnson is no longer attached.