Legendary Adapting Ellis’ “Gravel”

Legendary Pictures has scored the film rights to “Transmetropolitan” creator Warren Ellis’ comic book series “Gravel” reports Variety.

The story revolves around the character William Gravel, a soldier in the British S.A.S. who uses his skills in dark magic to moonlight and battle supernatural beings for clients in order to make some extra cash.

The character first appeared in the 1999 limited series “Strange Kiss.” Ellis has penned the initial draft of the screenplay and will executive produce.