EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has set Matt Wheeler to adapt Tin Men, the futuristic military actioner that the studio bought last February in the form of a manuscript by Christopher Golden. Chernin Entertainment and Pete Donaldson are attached to produce. The book will be published next spring. Sarah Schechter is supervising for Warner Bros.
On the small screen, Wheeler recently sold to CBS TV Studios Salvation, a high-concept drama executive produced by Hawaii Five-0 exec producers Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Peter Lenkov. He also scripted Butchers Boy for Sony. His script Snatchback is currently out to cast with Ross Katz directing, Atlas producing and Voltage financing. He is repped by Management 360 and Verve.