Frank Marshall is producing the film with Michael Wright exec producing.
Based on the best-selling novel, the movie follows a boy, who in order to save his mother from certain death, enters a parallel world known as the Territories in search of a powerful talisman.
Amblin had initially been developing the project as a TV show, but has since decided to turn it into a film.
Boone has had a long standing relationship with the author after being tapped to write and direct an adaptation of “The Stand” for the author. Even after “The Stand” was put on hold, the iconic author had enjoyed working with Boone so much that