The film version of From Hell is set for an American release date of October 19, 2001. The directors are Allen and Albert Hughes, who are better known collectively as the Hughes Brothers. Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias adapted the comic for the screenplay. Johnny Deep plays Inspector Frederick Abberline, a man with psychic powers, enlisted to help track Jack the Ripper down. Heather Graham plays a prostitute that he falls for and tries to protect. Two endings were filmed concerning Mary's fate, so it should make for a good DVD eventually. Other films by the Hughes Brothers include Menace II Society, Dead Presidents, and American Pimp.