High-Rise and Free Fire director Ben Wheatley is reportedly up for the film adaptation of Frank Miller’s and Geoff Darrow’s dystopian sci-fi comic book, Hard Boiled, with Wheatley’s High-Rise star Tom Hiddleston being considered to lead the film.

Deadline reports that Warner Bros. is currently negotiating the rights for the comic book, and has its eyes set on Wheatley to direct the action film “as a potential vehicle for The Avengers and The Night Manager star Tom Hiddleston.” The movie will be produced by Solipsist Films, which worked on Miller’s Sin City, and Hollywood Gang, which also produced Miller’s 300.

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