Lionsgate Acquires “The Punch Escrow”

Lionsgate is in final negotiations to acquire the film rights to tech entrepreneur Tal M. Klein’s upcoming sci-fi thriller novel “The Punch Escrow”. No producers are attached at present.

The story is set in the year 2147, when most diseases are curable, genetically modified mosquitoes have cured air pollution, and teleportation has become the ideal form of transportation.

Joel Byram, an AI engine trainer, finds himself accidentally duplicated while teleporting. He now must outsmart the shadowy organization that controls teleportation, and find a way to get back to the woman he loves.

Source: Heat Vision