Joseph Gordon-Levitt May Star In & Direct Sandman Movie
It was earlier rumored that David Goyer had pitched WB a Sandman movie with it also said Joseph Gordon-Levitt was attached in some capacity.
That now looks to be the case as Deadline reports Joseph Gordon-Levitt is possibly lined up to produce, star in and direct the Sandman movie.
It's said Goyer is on board as a producer as well, and they will be looking for a writer soon with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the main protagonist.
It's also noted that the Sandman movie could be a beginning of a new franchise for Joseph Gordon-Levitt as well. The actor gained favor with WB while working on Inception and The Dark Knight Rises and has also been rumored to be a part of every comic book movie for the past year or so.
Sandman is the comic book series written by Neil Gaiman that ran for 75 issues from 1989-1996.
This past October saw new Sandman material from Gaiman with The Sandman: Overture.