Warner Bros. Picks Up Hiding in Time Comic

As he works to bring George Miller’s Justice League movie to the big screen, producer Dan Lin has boarded another comic-book adaptation for Warner Bros. Daily Variety reports that the studio has tapped him to produce a filmed version of Christopher Long’s Hiding in Time, a comic series published by Image Shadowline. The screenplay is being written by Beau Thorne, who most recently adapted video game Max Pane for 20th Century Fox.

Hiding in Time is set in the near future and involves a witness protection program that relocates high-profile witnesses by transporting thme through time. When hired assassins begin finding and killing the witnesses, Nathan Crew, a simple technician in the program’s now-defunct Time Portal Division, is forced to travel back in time to try and stop the murders.

Lin Pictures is set to produce the sci-fi thriller. In addition to overseeing Justice League, Lin is exec producing the fourth Terminator movie, Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, director Robert Rodriguez’s Shorts and Richard Kelly’s The Box, a thriller starring Cameron Diaz.