Edgar Wright to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Set My Heart to Five’ Novel

Edgar Wright to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Set My Heart to Five’ Novel
Edgar Wright is set to direct a film adaptation of Simon Stephenson’s upcoming novel about an android who undergoes an emotional awakening.

Deadline reported that Focus Features, Working Title Films, and Complete Fiction Pictures have teamed up to secure film rights to the project, which is based on Stephenson’s debut novel, “Set My Heart to Five.” The book is set to be released May 28, and Stephenson will adapt the screenplay from his own manuscript.

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Per the synopsis obtained by Deadline, the story will be set in an “all-too-human 2054” and center on Jared, who embarks on a quest to convince humans that he and other androids should be allowed to have feelings. What follows is a quest, sparked in part by
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