AMPCO has acquired the film rights to Michael Scott's "The Alchemyst" reports Screen Daily.
The book is the first in a six-part series entitled "The Secrets Of The Immortal Nicholas Flamel" about a Frenchman born in the 14th century who reputedly became immortal. The story has two contemporary 15 year-old twins discovering the boss on their summer jobs is actually Flamel.
Scott will adapt his own novel ahead of an early 2013 production start in Australia and New Zealand. Mario Andreacchio and Konstantin Thoeren will produce.