Steven Caple Jr. (Creed 2, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts) is attached to direct Thieves' Gambit, an upcoming YA thriller novel by Kayvion Lewis "that has been generating deals and buzz ahead of its planned fall 2023 publish date," Deadline reported, adding that Lionsgate has acquired motion picture adaptation rights.
The film is being produced by Temple Hill Entertainment, Caple and Hodson Exports' Christina Hodson and Morgan Howell. Lewis will executive produce. Meredith Wieck and Jon Humphrey will oversee for Lionsgate, with Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner and Annika Patton overseeing for Temple Hill.
"Thieves' Gambit is a thrilling, wish-fulfilling, globetrotting adventure that will introduce the world to an iconic new heroine," Lionsgate president of production Erin Westerman said. "Kayvion Lewis is a tremendous new talent, and we're confident that Steven and our friends at Temple Hill and Hodson Exports will shepherd it into an electrifying movie."