Deadline is reporting that Archaia Entertainment’s Rust has been picked up by 20th Century Fox to be turned into motion picture.

The graphic novel takes place on a family’s farm in the American heartland, where Jet Jones crashes into the barn, pursued by a giant decomissioned war robot. The heartland has been devastated by a world war and the family tries to decide if the kid with the jet pack is the key to their survival.

The graphic novel is written by Royden Lepp is is scheduled to arrive September. Aline Brosh McKenna has been hired to adapt the book into a screenplay.

via Deadline

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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