31 January 2013 1:03 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Jon Chu is setting up a very interesting career for himself. The director got his big break directing the second and third Step Up movies before making the hit music documentary Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, but then he totally changed gears to make the action blockbuster G.I. Joe: Retaliation. So how will he be changing it up for his next project? He's going after futuristic young adult literature. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Chu has is now in negotiations with Disney to direct an adaptation of the Ally Bondie novel Matched, which is being produced by Rock of Ages director Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot. First published in 2010, the dystopian story is set in a future where people have had all free will taken away from them, with everyone "told what to read, what to watch, what to believe and who to love." The main character is »

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