DiCaprio eyes Rupert Sanders

Leonard Dicaprio, Ridly Scott eye director Rupert Sanders for The Low Dweller.

Director Rupert Sanders could soon be working with Leonard DiCaprio and Ridley Scott.

The helmer is in talks to direct “The Low Dweller,” the dark ex-con drama that DiCaprio and Scott are producing.

Sanders came to their attention after a piece he directed for the “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” video game created mu ch buzz, with the director drawing comparisons to “300” helmer Zack Snyder. Sanders also has helmed well-regarded spots for the “Halo 3” game and Monster.com.

The story, which has drawn comparisons to “No Country for Old Men,” centres on a Midwestern man who gets out of prison only to be haunted and pursued by a figure from his past