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âIce Ageâ helmer Chris Wedge has signed on to direct Brian Selznickâs magic-themed childrenâs novel âThe Invention of Hugo Cabretâ for Graham Kingâs GK Films, Johnny Deppâs Infinitum Nihil and Warner Bros. âThe Aviatorâ scribe John Logan has been tapped to pen the adaptation. King and Infinitum Nihilâs Christi Dembrowski will produce the live-action film, which centers on an orphaned boy who secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mystery adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man. The studio is eyeing a fall start date. GK Films and Warner Bros. acquired screen rights to âThe Invention of Hugo Cabret,â a No. 1 New York Times bestseller, in 2007.