Steve Kloves Is “Defending Jacob”

“Harry Potter” series scribe Steve Kloves is in talks to write and direct “Defending Jacob” for Warner Bros. Pictures and Disruption Entertainment reports Variety.

An adaptation of William Landay’s legal thriller and set in a wealthy Boston suburb, the story follows a district attorney who must leave his day job to defend his son from a murder charge while uncertain of his son’s innocence.

Mary Parent will produce the film which is said to be in the vein of “Presumed Innocent”.