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Blake Lively will direct Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds


Blake Lively will make her directorial debut with Seconds, based on the graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley. The screenplay has been adapted by Edgar Wright.

It is Lively’s feature directorial debut and the second to be based on O’Malley’s work, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World being the first.

Lively has directed before but this would be the first feature length film.

Seconds is about Katie, a restaurateur who discovers and then abuses magical mushrooms that allows her to change a decision in the past. The graphic novel was originally published by Ballatine Books and released in 2014.

Wright will serve as producer for the film and he co-wrote the adapted screenplay with Marc Platt. The film is being set up at Searchlight Pictures which puts it under Disney’s umbrella of films.


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