Cross Creek Pictures has nabbed the film rights of the upcoming YA sci-fi novel Unearthed by writing duo Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. Doug Liman is attached to direct.
Unearthed is slated for a 2017 release by Disney-Hyperion. It is blurbed as Lara Croft meets Indiana Jones in space. It follows the story of Jules and Amelia who team up to compete in a tomb-raiding race-only to unravel secrets of an ancient civilization.
Deadline first reported the news.