J.J. Abrams to make 'Mystery on Fifth Avenue'
Abrams will produce a feature adaptation of the recent New York Times story about a Manhattan apartment that was retrofitted to include a complex treasure hunt
(FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) — J.J. Abrams will produce a feature adaptation of the recent New York Times article ”Mystery on Fifth Avenue.” The story is about a fancy, 4,200-square-foot Manhattan apartment that has been outfitted with an elaborate treasure hunt, including secret cabinets and cryptic puzzles embedded in walls and floors. Paramount optioned the newspaper feature; screenwriters Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky are on board to adapt it. (The Hollywood Reporter)