10 December 2012 4:16 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Don't worry, kids; they're not looking to reproduce more sparkling young adult tales of necrophilia and beastiality... Nope, we're looking at an altogether beast as Summit Entertainment is ready to tackle a different Breed of adaptation!

According to Variety, Summit has acquired the feature rights to Chase Novak's horror novel Breed and is tapping Burr Steers to write and direct with David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford of Heyday Films producing.

Published in September, the story follows a couple who undergo an experimental fertility treatment that turns them into bloodthirsty savages, leading them on a desperate quest to find a cure. Mulholland Books ordered a sequel novel from Novak -- a pseudonym used by novelist Scott Spencer -- to follow Breed before it was published.

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