Charlie McDowell will direct Patience, a film based on the graphic novel by Daniel Clowes. The script is being written by McDowell and Justin Lader. Innisfree Pictures’ Jim Burke and Steven Snyder are producing.
Clowes’ Ghost World, Art School Confidential, and Wilson have both been adapted into film.
Focus Features has been working on the adaptation of Clowes’ graphic novel. The comic was originally released in 2016 by Fantagraphics Books and is a “science-fiction love story about time travel. It describes the misadventures of a man, Jack, after he finds his pregnant wife, Patience, murdered in their apartment.”
Charlie McDowell’s directing credits include The One I Love, The Discovery, episodes of Silicon Valley, Legion, Tales from the Loop, and more.
McDowell confirmed the news in a Tweet: