Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society Developing Drew Pearce & Nick Cuse Action Thriller ‘T-Minus’ For Amazon MGM Studios

EXCLUSIVE: Outlier Society is developing the Amazon MGM Studios action thriller movie, T-Minus, which is being co-scripted by Fall Guy‘s Drew Pearce and Watchmen and Station Eleven scribe Nick Cuse.

Outlier Society’s Michael B. Jordan and Elizabeth Raposo will produce with Pearce who is producing via his Point of No Return Films and Isa Dick Hackett via Electric Shepherd Productions.

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The project was initially developed by Pearce’s banner Point of No Return Films. Outlier Society’s Elizabeth Raposo heard the pitch—said to be an action-thriller along the lines of “Top Gun meets Back to the Future, with a Philip K. Dick twist”—and saw the potential for it to be the perfect Outlier project: an elevated piece with major tentpole potential.

While plot details are being kept under wraps, T-Minus will be adapted from the Philip K. Dick sci-fi 1974 short story A Little Something for Us Tempunauts. In that story tempunauts aka time travelers from the U.S. are sent a few days into the future rather than a century as planned. They learn their return from the future was fatal to them. They’re also trapped in a closed time loop, and the group deliberates whether to break out of it.

Sarah Scougal and Kalen Egan at Electric Shepherd will also produce. Christina Raquel will help oversee for Outlier Society. Ian Fisher will executive produce for Point of No Return Films, with Christopher Tricarico executive producing for Electric Shepherd.

Outlier Society and Electric Shepherd both have first-look deals at Amazon MGM Studios.

Pearce is repped by WME and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern. His feature scribe credits include Fast X, Hobbs & Shaw, Iron Man 3 and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. The Fall Guy, which Pearce wrote, is kicking off the summer box office season on May 3.

Cuse is repped by CAA and recently was a consulting producer on AppleTV+’s Masters of the Air.

Jordan is repped by WME, M88, and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.

Electric Shepherd and Isa Dick Hackett are represented by WME and Tricarico Chavez LLP.

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