11 June 2012 4:50 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Hollywood (June 11, 2012) – Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom Inc., and J.J. AbramsBad Robot today announced that they have optioned the spec script “Wunderkind” from writer Patrick Aison. J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk of Bad Robot will produce. H2F’s Chris Cowles and Chris Fenton will executive produce with Brian McCurley serving as associate producer. Wunderkind is an elevated two-handed action/thriller set in the 1970′s following a young Nazi hunter with the CIA and an older Nazi hunter working for the Mossad. The two become reluctantly intertwined in their hunt and shocking twists result. Aison most recently co-wrote with Brad Kean the sci-fi thriller spec “Echo Station” with the Spierig Brothers (“Daybreakers”) directing. The Singapore/Aussie financed $20M film starts production this fall in Australia with Circle of Confusion and H2F producing. Casting is now underway. Aison, a graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts masters program, »


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