‘Maze Runner’ Director to Bring ‘The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August’ Adaptation to Big Screen

Filmmaker Wes Ball has signed on to do the movie adaptation of Catherine Webb’s 2014 sci-fi novel using a script done by by ‘Humans’ writer Melissa Iqbal.

AceShowbiz -Filmmaker Wes Ball has signed on for another book-to-screen adaptation with “The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August“.

The 2014 sci-fi novel, written by British author Catherine Webb under her pseudonym Claire North, centres on a man who is repeatedly reborn into the same life, while retaining his memories from his past experiences, as he embarks on a journey to save the world.

Ball will take charge of the project for Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin Partners, from a script by “Humans” writer Melissa Iqbal.

Ball made his directorial debut with 2014’s “The Maze Runner“, based on James Dashner’s 2009 dystopian novel of the same name.

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