Leanne Welham to Write and Direct Will and Zoe

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Kristin Halbrook’s popular novel, “Nobody But Us” is heading to the big screen with a name change. The film adaptation of the modern Bonnie and Clyde tale will be entitled, “Will and Zoe” and Variety has reported that it will be written and directed by Leanne Welham. She is best known for her short film work including “Novio,” “Transgress,” and “Nocturne.”

“Nobody But Us” was published earlier this year. It’s officialy description follows two brief inner monologues of the two main characters.

Will:

Maybe I’m too late. Maybe Zoe’s dad stole all her fifteen years and taught her to be scared. I’ll undo it. Help her learn to be strong again, and brave. Not that I’m any kind of example, but we can learn together. When the whole world is after you, sometimes it seems like you can’t run fast enough.

Zoe:

Maybe it’ll take Will years to come to terms with being abandoned. Maybe it’ll take forever. I’ll stay with him no matter how long it takes to prove that people don’t always leave, don’t always give up on you.

Will and Zoe will be produced by Rachel Miller and Matt Perniciaro of Haven Entertainment. Jesse Hara, Kevin Mann and Pouya Shahbazian will executive producing through New Leaf Literary.

There is no word yet on who will star in the adaptation or a projected release date.

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