Deadline report that director Matt Reeves [Let Me In, Cloverfield] has signed to direct the adaptation of Jordan Ainsley's vampire novel The Passage at Fox 2000. The novel tells the tale of terminally ill patients who mysteriously become healthy after they are bitten by bats from South America. The government conducts secret tests on human subjects to see if the virus can cure illness. The result is an apocalyptic unleashing of bloodthirsty vampire test subjects akin to I am Legend, that include death row inmates. Ridley Scott's Scott Free will producing the adaptation. Reeves will reportedly supervise a rewrite of screenwriter's John Logan's script.