Deadline|New York is reporting that Paramount Pictures has acquired the film rights to a book proposal from Hank Steinberg, who created the CBS series Without a Trace.
Titled Out of Range, the storyline features a man who, together with his children, watches helplessly as his wife is kidnapped, which puts him in the center of a world of international espionage. Steinberg will also write the screenplay.
Out of Range will be published by HarperCollins in 2011. It is Steinberg's first novel.