Chariots of the Gods? to become sci-fi movie

Paradox Entertainment has acquired screen rights to Chariots of the Gods?, Erich von Daniken's 1968 best-selling nonfiction book, which pressed the case that Earth has been visited by aliens, Variety reported.

The premise will be turned into a science fiction film that will be produced by Paradox's Fredrik Malmberg and Amber Entertainment's Mark Ordesky.

The book explores the evidence that different civilizations were visited by extraterrestrials. The book has sold 68 million copies worldwide and has been published in 32 languages. It also spawned a 1974 documentary.

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