Kevin Macdonald Helms “End of Eternity”

Kevin Macdonald (“State of Play,” “The Last King of Scotland”) will develop and direct an adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s 1955 novel “The End of Eternity” says Variety.

The futuristic tale concerns a ruling class called Eternity whose members can manipulate time and alter history. Vince Gerardis is producing.

Macdonald is currently working on the second-century Roman military drama “Eagle of the Ninth” for Focus Features.