Fox 2000 and Ridley Scott recalled about their intention to film vampire novel of Jordan Aynsley (pseudonym of a serious author Justin Cronin) «The Passage», uttered by two years ago. For good money studio hired screenwriter John Logan, which has worked with Scott on “Gladiator”. The date on which Logan must pass the adaptation, yet unknown.
First Source (the first part of the future trilogy) tells about the horrific effects of regular medical experiment. When it became clear that some terminally ill people fully recovered after they had bitten by bats in South America, the government sanctioned experiments on prisoners, which sentenced to death. As a result, the experimental turned them into bloodthirsty vampires, and they escaped from prison.