Former “Smallville” showrunners and “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” scribes Al Gough and Miles Millar are set to pen “I Am Number Four” for Dreamworks Pictures reports Variety.
Based on the James Frey and Jobie Hughes novel about a group of nine aliens who flee to Earth, disguised as teenagers, when their home planet is destroyed.
The refugees assimilate into a high school on Earth when they discover that the enemy which wiped out their planet is now hunting them on their new turf.
Michael Bay will produce and possibly direct the film. Chris Bender and JC Spink will serve as executive producers.