io9 is reporting on the announcement that Now Wait for Last Year by sci-fi legend Philip K. Dick is heading to the big screen. According to io9, this will be the eighth of Dick’s novels currently in development.
The novel concerns “the good people of future Earth [who] have decided to align themselves with the alien species known as the Starmen in a war against another alien race titled the Reegs.”
“Variety reports that Lila 9th & Electric Shepherd Productions have optioned the rights to adapt the novel with producers Barrie M. Osborne (Lord of the Rings), Cameron Lamb and PKD’s daughter, Isa Dick Hackett (who is currently working with Michel Gondry on the adaptation Ubik among many, many others).”
Check out the full report here.