Smallville creators to write Bay's I Am Number Four

DreamWorks has set Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar to write I Am Number Four, the screen adaptation of James Frey and Jobie Hughes' sci-fi novel, Variety reported.

Michael Bay will produce and possibly direct the movie, the trade paper reported:

HarperCollins Children's Books is publishing the book, about a group of nine aliens who flee to Earth, disguised as teenagers, when their home planet is destroyed.

Gough and Millar created the long-running WB/CW drama series Smallville, and their feature scripting credits include Spider-Man 2 and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

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