Orphan Scribe Starts A “Colony”

David Leslie Johnson (“Orphan”) is set to write the thriller “The Colony” for Participant Media and Vertigo Entertainment reports Variety.

Story details are being kept underwraps, though it has been described as “The Birds” with bugs. Stacy Title and Jonathan Penner penned the original story pitch.

Steven Schneider, Roy Lee and Doug Davison will produce. Johnson is also adapting Oz thriller “Lake Mungo” for Vertigo and Paramount.