Legendary Nabs Sci-Fi Thriller Spec ‘Reminiscence’ From ‘Burn Notice’ Writer

Lisa Joy (“Pushing Daisies”) wrote the script

Legendary Pictures has closed a deal to acquire “Reminiscence,” a sci-fi thriller spec script written by Lisa Joy.

Alex Hedlund will oversee production for Legendary, and the project falls under the company’s deal with Universal.

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Joy’s past credits include writing for “Burn Notice” and “Pushing Daisies.” Her next project is writing “Westworld” with Jonathan Nolan for HBO, which she will also executive produce with Nolan, JJ Abrams and Jerry Weintraub.

She’s repped by UTA and attorney Michael Schenkman at Bloom Hergott Schenkman.

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Legendary most recently released Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” and Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel.” It’s upcoming slate includes “Godzilla,” “Warcraft” and “300: Rise of an Empire.”