Ingelsby Adapts Sleeper Comic

Brad Ingelsby (“Low Dweller”) will pen the script for a feature film adaptation of Ed Brubaker’s comic “Sleeper” for Warner Bros. Pictures reports the trades.

The story centers on an operative whose fusion with an alien artifact makes him impervious to pain and allows him to pass the ability on to others through skin contact.

Tom Cruise, though not formally attached, reportedly has shown interest in the material. The project will be produced by Sam Raimi and Josh Donen.