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The Spy School Book Series is Being Adapted For The Big Screen

20th Century Fox just picked up the film rights to author Stuart Gibbs‘ book series Spy School and they plan on adapting it into a feature film franchise. Gibbs is set to write the script for the film, which will be based on the first novel in the series. Here’s the description of the story that it tells:

Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he’s already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Unfortunately for him, his personality doesn’t exactly scream “secret agent.” In fact, Ben is so awkward, he can barely get to school and back without a mishap. Because of his innate nerdiness, Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science—but he’s entirely shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior C.I.A. academy. Could the C.

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