Deadline is reporting that Antoine Fuqua will direct Chris Evans in Paramount Pictures’ Infinite, an adaptation of the D. Eric Maikranz novel The Reincarnationist Papers. The film is being produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian at Par-based Di Bonaventura Pictures, and John Zaozirny. Rafi Crohn is exec producer.
The novel revolves around Evan Michaels, a man who was haunted by memories of two past lives and stumbles upon a centuries-old secret society of similar individuals who make up the Cognomina, a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives and whose members have been agents of change throughout history. He seeks to join their ranks.
Evans will next seen in Avengers: Endgame, followed by the Rian Johnson-directed whodunit Knives Out. Fuqua followed Equalizer 2 by directing the Suge Knight docu American Dream/American Knightmare for Showtime, and What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali for HBO.