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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Working on ‘Sandman’ Script With Nolan’s ‘Batman’ Team

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the newcomers in “Sin City: A Dame to Kill” and recently wrapped Robert Zemeckis’ 3D drama “The Walk,” but there’s another buzzed about adaptation on audiences’ minds.

According to Gordon-Levitt, “Sandman” is still in the early stages of development. The multi-hyphenate actor will direct and produce the film from a script by David S. Goyer, based on Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic book series.

“Right now we’re working on a script,” he told Moviefone. “It’s me and Goyer and the screenwriter 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.”

Unlike “Sin City,” which was written as a graphic novel, Gordon-Levitt said “Sandman” is a more “complicated adaptation” because it consists of 75 episodic issues.

“There’s a reason people have been trying and failing to adapt ‘Sandman’ for the past 20 years,” he said.

He also said that the writing team is conceptualizing the Sandman universe as a whole.

“It’s such a huge world,” Gordon-Levitt said. “We’re definitely talking about in terms of a whole world.”

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