Up in the Air by Walter Kirn

Up in the Air by Walter Kirn

Jason Reitman will write and is attached to direct Walter Kirn’s novel “Up in the Air” for Montecito. The long-gestating project teams the “Juno” helmer with his father, Ivan Reitman, who heads up Montecito along with Tom Pollock. Story centers on a ruthless human resources exec whose only joy in life comes from the prospect of notching his millionth frequent flyer mile, a goal he pursues with zeal as the rest of his life falls apart because he is constantly on the road.