LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Laeta Kalogridis, who worked with James Cameron on “Avatar,” will rewrite the script for “Fantastic Voyage,” a remake of the 1966 sci-fi classic that Cameron is producing.
The long-in-development project has seen Shane Salerno and Cormac and Marianne Wibberly among the scribes who have attempted to tackle the script. Director Paul Greengrass also flirted with the project this year but never committed.
“Voyage” revolves around a team of scientists who are shrunk to atomic size and sent in a miniature submarine inside the body of a scientist to save his life.
Cameron is producing with his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau.
Kalogridis, who wrote “Shutter Island” for Martin Scorsese, was involved in the writing of “Avatar,” for which she received an executive producer credit.