State of Play's Kevin Macdonald to helm Asimov's End of Eternity

Kevin Macdonald has made a deal with New Regency to develop and direct The End of Eternity, a movie based on Isaac Asimov's 1966 SF novel, Variety reported. Vince Gerardis is producing.

The futuristic tale concerns a ruling class called Eternity whose members can manipulate time and alter history.

The director is following up the newspaper drama State of Play with Eagle of the Ninth, a second-century Roman military drama for Focus Features.

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