She Who Brings Gifts is the 2014 Brit List script that has been adapted by MR Carey from his own dystopian novel, The Girl With All The Gifts. Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, Ripper Street) will make his feature directing debut with shooting to start in May. Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine and Glenn Close have boarded the thriller about a seemingly normal and very intelligent little girl who lives in an underground army bunker with other children her age. They are all experimental cases being examined by scientists to find a cure for a fungal spore that has infected the planet.
Carey is known in the comics world for the Lucifer series at DC Vertigo, Hellblazer at DC, and Marvel’s X-Men: Legacy and Fantastic Four. The Girl With All The Gifts was published by Orbit Books in 2014. Producers on the film are Camille Gatin (Shadow Dancer) and Angus Lamont (’71). Altitude Film Sales is handling international rights.