A key man here is Aditya Sood, who runs Lord Miller and has a long relationship with the author. While at Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films, Sood produced the Ridley Scott-directed The Martian and set up Artemis with Lord and Miller, who are developing that as a directing project.
Sood subsequently came over to run Lord Miller when the filmmakers who hatched 21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie shopped for their first film deal. Sood will produce the film, with Weir serving as exec producer. Plot is being kept under wraps but