Josh Boone, the director of the upcoming adaptation of the best-selling John Green book The Fault in Our Stars, is in talks to direct and rewrite the adaptation of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic epic The Stand.

Deadline.com reports that Boone is the third director to be linked to the project in six months, following Scott Cooper and Ben Affleck.

The Fault in Our Stars, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, is set for release on Friday June 20.