It seems that Grant Morrison is taking more steps in his transition to Hollywood script-guy with a story Variety likes to call Comicbook author to write ‘Area 51’:
Paramount Pictures has hired comicbook author Grant Morrison to pen the feature adaptation of vidgame franchise “Area 51.”Christine Peters will produce through her Par-based CFP Prods. with Penn Station’s Dean Georgaris and Michael Aguilar, along with Stan Winston.
[snip] Set in the U.S. government’s most top-secret military facility, storyline revolves around a hazardous materials specialist who is called in to investigate a viral outbreak that could be extra-terrestrial in nature.
Yep, sounds like that’s in Morrison’s comfort zone. the story notes that Morrison’s Arkham Asylum has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide, and mentions that his WE3 screenplay is still in development at New Line.