The man who played The Comedian will be staring down a new film project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Watchmen's Jeffrey Dean Morgan has signed on to star in The Unblinking Eye.

Solomon Kane director Michael Bassett will direct from his own script. The story centers on retired detective John Callisto (Morgan), who stepped away from the badge after he was almost murdered by a serial killer. When a journalist catches up with him, shady secrets from both of their pasts come to light.

The film will start shooting in May, with a reported budget of $10 million.