November 02, 2012 11:01am PT by Tatiana Siegel , Borys Kit
Justin Lin to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller 'Hibernation' (Exclusive)
Justin Lin is preparing for winter.
The Fast Five director is attached to helm Hibernation, a sci-fi thriller penned by newcomers Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Will Frank.
Plot details are being kept under wraps.
Lin, who directed and produced the fifth movie in the Fast and Furious series and currently doing the same on Fast Six, is also on board to produce Hibernation via his Perfect Storm Entertainment banner.
Film 360's Ben Forkner and Guymon Casady, who developed the script with the writers, also are producing alongside Perfect Storm's Troy Craig Poon and Bruno Wu. Perfect Storm's Ryan Andolina brought the material into the company.
Poon dubs Hibernation a dynamic futuristic thriller. "The story is fresh, inventive and one we found immensely compelling," he tells The Hollywood Reporter.
Perfect Storm, which is backed with private equity, aims to develop, produce and finance two or three movies a year.
Film 360's recent credits include Sony's Hope Springs. The company is in production on Paranoia, starring Liam Hemsworth.
Robertson-Dworet and Frank are repped by WME, Management 360 and Dan Fox at Hanson Jacobson.
Lin is handled by CAA, manager Dana O'Keefe of Cinetic Media and attorney John Sloss.
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