Barrymore, who debuted as a director with 2009 film 'Whip It', has made a deal with Warner Bros for the movie, which follows multiple stories of people who reconcile their fate on their last day on Earth, the Hollywood Reporter said.
Among the storylines is a sixty something radio personality in London intent on broadcasting until the end, a father trying to make it through the chaos in Tokyo to reach his wife and baby and a teenage couple in the American Midwest being pulled in different directions by their families.
The script is written by Aron Eli Coleite. Unlike her directorial debut, Barrymore is not planning to act in the film. The '50 First Dates' star is also is attached to direct and produce the young-adult thriller 'Heist Society' and 'How to Be Single'.