EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has signed Patrick Aison, a neophyte scribe who was pursued by the agencies after Paramount and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot acquired his spec script Wunderkind, a ’70s-set action/thriller that follow a young Nazi hunter with the CIA and an older Nazi hunter working for the Mossad after they team up.
Aison most recently co-wrote with Brad Kean the sci-fi thriller spec Echo Station, a $20 million which Daybreakers helmers Michael and Peter Spierig will direct, with funding from Singapore and Australia. It shoots this fall in Australia, produced by Circle of Confusion and H2F. Aison, a graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts masters program, is managed by H2F and lawyered by Peter Sample.
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