31 January 2013 1:38 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A rather highly anticipated Young Adult feature film adaptation is undergoing a director change.  Last September we reported that David Slade (30 Days of Night, Twilight: Eclipse) had been set to direct Disney’s adaptation of Ally Condie’s futuristic novel Matched, but now it appears that Slade is out and G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu is in.  The book is the first in a trilogy that centers on a young girl living in a highly-controlling society (ie. people are told what to read, watch, believe, etc.) who makes a rebellious decision to reject an arranged romance and follow her own heart.  Hit the jump for more details. Per Heat Vision, Chu is currently in negotiations to take the helm of the Disney project as his next film.  The pic already has a script by Michelle and Kieran Mulroney (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows), and Adam Shankman and »

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