Time And Again Adaptation Goes to Lionsgate with Doug Liman Set to Direct

Lionsgate has landed the rights to Time and Again, a sci-fi romance novel from late author Jack Finney which has been sought after for some time. The illustrated novel from the author of “The Body Snatcher” centers on Simon Morley, an illustrator living in Manhattan who volunteers for a military experiment that sends him back in time to 1882. When he falls for a woman in the 19th century, Si (as he’s often referred to) must choose between two lovers in two very different time periods. Lionsgate has tapped Doug Liman (Mr. and Mrs. Smith) to direct; Liman will also producer with Hypnotic partner, Dave Bartis. Hit the jump for more from Time and Again. Variety reports that Lionsgate has finally secured the rights to Time and Again, a property that Robert Redford attempted to adapt in the mid-1990s. The novel also saw tries at a network mini-series and various feature iterations.
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