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William Gibson’s Neuromancer is one of the best-known works of cyberpunk, and has helped influence countless films, from The Matrix to Ghost in the Shell. According to Deadline, Deadpool director Tim Miller is now signed to direct a film adaptation for Fox, with X-Men franchise architect Simon Kinberg set to produce.

Miller and Kinberg seems like an ideal pairing to take on the film. Neuromancer is a famously gritty cyberpunk thriller, and Miller’s direction with Deadpool shows that he’s certainly capable of delivering the sort of stylistic take Gibson’s world deserves. Kinberg, on the other hand, is a go-to favorite for Fox, having written and overseen the latest run of X-Men films. (Miller has also been attached to a potential reboot…

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