Warner Bros is in talks to pick up the film rights to author Gregg Hurwitz's upcoming book "Orphan X," says Heat Vision.
The story centers on a man named Evan Smoak, a 'nowhere man' who helps others, sometimes through violent means. His latest job draws him into a world of human slavery, engineered by a detective of the Los Angeles Police Department .
The project to be shaped as a potential Bradley Cooper producing and starring vehicle.
Hurwitz will write the adapted screenplay.
Todd Phillips will also produce the film