Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
Adapted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), the film will be directed by Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours, The Reader) with Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks attached to star.
The quirky Oskar is the focus of the story, an extremely intelligent and sensitive boy who spends most of his time thinking, plotting and picking holes in most things adults take for granted. Full of irony and humour, he searches for a lock that matches a key left behind by his father after he died on 9/11.
The film is due to begin shooting in January in New York.