August 04, 2011 1:45pm PT by Borys Kit
'Harry Potter,' 'Abduction' Producers Team to Adapt 'NonPlayer' Comic for Warner Bros.
Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Roy Lee are teaming up to adapt NonPlayer, a sci-fi/fantasy Image comic that they duo are setting up at Warner Bros.
The six-issue comic miniseries, whose first issue hit stores in April, centers on a young woman, stuck in a dead-end job and living at home, who loves to escape to the fantasy world of an online video game called Jarvath, where she is an elite warrior. The two realities begin to blur with the woman being a key to establishing order.
The lushly illustrated comic (comparisons to French artist Moebius have been made) is written and drawn by Nate Simpson.
Matt Chernis is overseeing for the studio.
Heyman is coming off the billion dollar success of the final Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2.
Lee is a producer on the upcoming Taylor Lautner action movie Abduction and is developing the Oldboy remake at Mandate.