Variety reveals that Warner Bros.
are finally moving ahead with their long-in-development adaptation of Ed Brubaker
and Sean Phillips
. The series was published through DC's Vertigo imprint, and is "set in noir universe where a few people are spontaneously developing superpowers — follows Holden Carver, a man who can absorb pain and pass it on to others, as he infiltrates a criminal organization on behalf of a law enforcement agency. His allegiances come into question, especially when he falls for the alluring killer, Miss Misery." No director or actors have been attached at this point, although Ben Affleck
and Matt Damon
will be producing the movie. Meanwhile, Warner Bros.
have hired Shawn Ryan
) and David Wiener
) to pen the screenplay. Do you guys like the sound of the movie?