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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gives Updates on 'Sandman' Movie

August 21, 2014 (6:19 am) GMT
The 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' actor reveals that the big-screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic book involves the author.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

What is the status of "" movie? , who is attached to star in the film and is rumored serve as a director, gives updates including info that Neil Gaiman, who wrote the comic book series which the pic is based on, is actually involved in the development.

"Right now we're working on a script," he said in an interview with Moviefone. "It's me and [David S.] Goyer and the screenwriter [Jack Thorne] and Neil Gaiman, as well as the good folks at DC and Warner Bros. It's a really cool team of people. It's a lot of the same people who worked on the Nolan 'Batman' movies. It's really exciting."

He went on, "There's not a script yet, we're still kind of working it out because it's such a complicated adaptation because 'Sandman' wasn't written as novels," before comparing it to another movie title he starred in, " '' was written as a novel. 'Sandman' is 75 episodic issues. There's a reason people have been trying and failing to adapt 'Sandman' for the past 20 years."

"Sandman" is planned for a December 2016 release, while "" is coming on August 22. Gordon-Levitt is currently completing "", a biopic about French high-wire artist Philippe Petit. It's based on Petit's walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. It's due October 2, 2015.

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