Paramount Pictures has secured the rights to Jonathan Topper's upcoming novel, One Last Thing Before I Go, Deadline reports. J.J. Abrams is set to produce the film version of the tome, which is officially described as follows:
Silver has begun to accept that life isnít going to turn out as he expected. His ex-wife is about to marry a terrific guy Silver canít quite bring himself to hate. And his Princeton-bound teenage daughter Casey has just confided in him that sheís pregnantóbecause heís the one she cares least about letting down. With the wedding looming and Casey in crisis, this broken family struggles, bonds, and comes together only to risk damaging each other even more. Lives begin anew, change radically, or in Silverís caseóas he discovers that he could die at any moment without an operation he refuses to haveómay be about to end in an instant.
There's no other talent currently attached to the project, but check back for details as they become available.