files/pictures/picture-35.jpgCBS Films has picked up feature rights to Marie Lu's forthcoming fantasy novel LEGEND, reports Variety
. Temple Hill's Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey (TWILIGHT) will produce.
Set in an alternative North America where it is divided into two at-war countries, a young Robin Hood-type character is tapped to capture a teen genius and in the process uncover the truth about the countries' power-hungry leaders.
The first novel of a planned trilogy will hit shelves in November.
Maria Faillace and Ryan Conroy will shepherd the film.