Casey Affleck to Star in BOSTON STRANGLER Movie; Mark Romanek in Talks to Direct
Notorious real-life serial killer the "Boston Strangler" is set to terrorize the big screen in a film for Warner Bros starring Casey Affleck. Variety reports that Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go) is in talks to direct the thriller.
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BOSTON STRANGLER features a script by Chuck MacLean and will be executive produced by Affleck and Kevin McCormick.
The film is based on the true story of the "Boston Strangler" and will center on a detective trying to solve a series of murders in Boston in the 1960s.
Affleck's upcoming projects include Interstellar and Triple Nine. Among his past film credits are Ain't Them Bodies Saints, ParaNorman, Tower Heist, The Killer Inside Me, Ocean's Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen, Good Will Hunting, Chasing Amy and more.
Romanek's other directing credits include One Hour Photo with Robin Williams, Never Let Me Go, the TV movie Locke & Key, and rumored as one of his upcoming projects, The Lost Symbol.
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