Last year he was handed the reins of the long-gestating "Deadpool" movie, with Ryan Reynolds still attached to play the "merc with a mouth." After the relative failure of "Green Lantern," however, we're still dubious as to whether we'll ever see that X-Men spin-off ever make it all the way to the big screen. And maybe Miller's as skeptical as we are, because he's lined himself up another directing gig, and it's another live action adaptation of a comic book series, "Gravel."
Penned by Warren Ellis, "Gravel" tells the story of a British S.A.S soldier called William Gravel who uses dark magic to moonlight battling supernatural creatures to earn some extra cash. From the look of the character in the comics he looks like a grizzled, blonde badass, and we're getting a bit of a "Buffy" vibe from the synopsis. Hmm, what's James Marsters up to these days? There doesn't look to be an awful lot to get excited about this project for yet though, we're just intrigued by what a man with Miller's visual pedigree can bring to the director's chair. Other than that, we'll be on the lookout for whether this will affect the development of the "Deadpool" movie - because that's something we really want to see. As for "Gravel," it will be released via Warner Bros. [Deadline]