“Divergent” and “Snowden” actress Shailene Woodley is attached to star while “Everest” and “Contraband” filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur is slated to direct the true story tale “Adrift”.
Aaron and Jordan Kandell penned the spec script which will be taken out to studios shortly. The story follows a woman and her fiance who, after setting sail from Tahiti, find themselves in the middle of a massive hurricane.
After being knocked unconscious, the woman finds her boat in ruins and her fiance missing, now lost at sea. The rest of the story follows her 1,500 mile journey back to Hawaii while battling the elements.