Thursday November 21st, 2013 · by Annie

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Produce ‘Sleeper’ Adaptation for Warner Bros.

“Shield” creator Shawn Ryan is one of the writers that will be tackling the adaptation of the Ed Brubaker comic.

Sleeper, Warner Bros.’ long in-development adaptation of the Ed Brubaker DC Comics/Wildstorm comic, is waking up once more.

Originally being developed as a vehicle for Tom Cruise with Sam Raimi and Josh Donen producing, Sleeper will now be produced by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Jennifer Todd.

Additionally, Shawn Ryan, creator of the acclaimed cop drama The Shield, and David Wiener, a writer and playwright whose credits include AMC’s gritty cop show The Killing, are attached to write the screenplay.

Sleeper, which ran from 2003-05 and had art by Sean Phillips, centers on an operative whose fusion with an alien artifact makes him impervious to pain and allows him to pass it on to others through skin contact. He is placed undercover in a villainous organization by an intelligence agency and falls for a member of the group, named Miss Misery.

The comic featured characters from WildC.A.T.S. and Gen 13.

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3 Comments on “Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Produce ‘Sleeper’ Adaptation for Warner Bros.

  1. Juliet on Facebook
    Posted on November 21st, 2013

    Matt..waiting for new film…common…

  2. elnaz
    Posted on November 23rd, 2013

    hey. hi. u know i just want to say something. i live u man. u r the best. i am really one of the biggest fans of u and i want to see u. i love u

  3. elnaz
    Posted on November 25th, 2013

    hey Matt. please replay to me please

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