EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features has optioned Deprivation, an action thriller script from Jason Doty. It’s the writer’s first sale. Story follows a desperate man who, three days after his family dies mysteriously in a fire, discovers he can travel back in time if he never falls asleep. Project will be produced by Process Media’s Tim Perell. Doty teaches screenwriting and film production at Purdue University and is repped by UTA and Schreck, Rose, Dapello & Adams, LLP.
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