Writer announced for Kay Scarpetta film.

Last April, we reported that Angelina Jolie was on board to play Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta in an upcoming film.

Now a screenwriter has been announced. Kerry Williamson has been brought on board to handle writing duties. Dr. Kay Scarpetta is the literary creation of best-selling author Patricia Cornwell and has been featured in seveteen books. The screenplay will be an original story.