It's based on the novel by David Barclay Moore novel, who will also write the script and serve as executive producer, Deadline reports. In a tweet, Moore announced, "Michael is a hardworking, passionate multi-talent. I know his film will rock. So excited."
"Directing has been an area I've wanted to explore for some time now," the actor told Deadline. "'The Stars Beneath Our Feet' tells a story that really spoke to me, and I'm looking forward to jumping behind the camera. I've had the opportunity to work with some very smart and talented directors and it inspired me to take on this new challenge."
He recently wrapped HBO's adaptation of Ray Bradbury sci-fi classic "Fahrenheit 451." He's also expected to star in a sequel to "Creed" that Sylvester Stallone will direct.
I can now finally announce that super-actor @michaelb4jordan will be directing the film adaptation of #TheStarsBeneathOurFeet with me attached as screenwriter and exec. prod. Michael is a hardworking, passionate multi-talent. I know his film will rock. So excited.Thanks! DBM. pic.twitter.com/KV3mF86gOC
— David Barclay Moore (@dbarclaymoore) November 9, 2017