Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Jennifer Todd have signed on to produce an adaptation of Sleeper for Warner Bros. The DC Entertainment property is being written by Shawn Ryan and David Wiener.

Sleeper was a comic book series created by Ed Brubaker with illustration by Sean Phillips. It was published by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint. The story follows agent Holden Carver, a man that can absorb pain and reciprocate it on to others. He goes on a mission to infiltrate a criminal organization, where his allegiance is tested after falling for a female member of the crime syndicate named Miss Misery.

The project previously had Sam Raimi producing with Tom Cruise starring. No director or casting details have been announced for this project.

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