Walt Disney Pictures has hired Andrew Cosby and Johanna Stokes to rewrite FIRST ASCENT, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The supernatural action/adventure follows a climbing group who encounters a yeti in the mountains of Bhutan.
Cosby is the creator of SCI FI Channel's EUREKA and recently started comicbook publisher Boom! Studio, which has several film adaptations of its titles set up at various studios. Stokes is a Boom! comicbook writer, who has done script work for EUREKA.
Jason Reed, Brigham Taylor and Casey Wolfe are shepherding for Disney.