Story Mining & Supply Co is teaming with Ridley Scott's Scott Free to acquire the film rights to V.E. Schwab's novel "Vicious".
The story follows two ambitious pre-med students who discover a way for a person to develop extraordinary supernatural abilities.
When they begin experimenting, things go horribly wrong and their friendship becomes an epic rivalry made worse by ambition, jealousy and super powers.
Scott is set to produce along with Jeffrey Sharp, Evan Hayes, Michael Schaefer and Allison Gillogly.