Summit Sends Out Some “Deadmail”

Summit Entertainment has acquired the film rights to Laurie Frankel’s upcoming novel “Deadmail” says Deadline.

The story follows a computer prodigy who invents a way for people to email their deceased friends and family members.

When the woman he loves unexpectedly dies, he must decide whether or not to stay close to her using his own device.

No writer is yet attached. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey (“Twilight: Braking Dawn”) will produce.