Earlier this year during the press rounds for “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Tom Hardy teased that though he was unable to join “Suicide Squad,” Warner Bros. had another DC property for him to tackle. “It contains elements of all kinds of stuff. From ‘Ocean’s Eleven,’ to Batman, you can get all the wrappers out and it would be a big, really cool, technicolor ‘Pulp Fiction.’ It’s a psychological fuckfest, it’s absolutely awesome,” the actor said at the time. “It’s as if you would take [the Warren Ellis co-created comic book series] ’Transmetropolitan’ and make it happen, but it’s not that out there [as in a futuristic cyberpunk world]. It’s something which [would be] a much more real world. It could be like ‘Heat,’ it could be fucking awesome.” Well, it looks like we found out what the movie is.
THR reports that Hardy will star in the big screen adaptation of “100 Bullets,” the comic series from DC shingle Vertigo. The intriguing story follows Agent Graves, who gives random people a shot at revenge by providing them with the details of someone who ruined their lives, along with a bunch of untraceable ammunition. How this plays out in a cinematic plot is yet to be revealed, but Chris Borrelli (“The Vatican Tapes“) is writing the script. And here’s a fun fact: David S. Goyer was once adapting the material for a Showtime series, but obviously that didn’t end up going anywhere.
No word yet on a director when it might shoot, but it seems Warner Bros. DC plans don’t just involved the world surrounding Batman and Superman.