Ben Affleck to Bring Another Crime Drama to Big Screen


Ben Affleck


The acclaimed director of 'Gone Baby Gone' is going to team up again with his drama mystery film's partners to develop another adaptation drama film 'The Blade Itself'.

Praised for his directing debut with acclaimed drama mystery "Gone Baby Gone", the "Good Will Hunting" screenwriter Ben Affleck is planning on adapting another crime drama novel to be brought it to the big screen. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 35-year-old Golden Globe-nominated actor for "Hollywoodland" are reteaming with his "Gone" associates to develop "The Blade Itself".

Whether Affleck will tackle the project as the director has yet to be known. What certain is the fact that the husband of actress Jennifer Garner will take the role of co-producer alongside with Sean Bailey via his new production house Idealogy. In this adaptation project, he also will once again team up with his "Gone" co-scribbler Aaron Stockard as Stockard has been set to pen "Blade" script.

Further, like "Gone", "Blade" to be adapted from Marcus Sakey's debut novel will be developed for Miramax Films. The film tells the story about two Chicago childhood friends who reunite years after choosing different paths in life. The reunion forced one of them to decide how far he would go to protect his criminal past as a kid.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  2. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  3. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  4. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  5. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  6. Fans Loath ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake - See the Hilarious Memes
  7. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Are Planning to Remarry This Summer
  8. Bye 'KUWTK'! Kim Kardashian Is Focusing on Her New Show 'Glam Masters'
  9. Kylie Jenner Tells Bella Thorne to be Careful of 'Charming Player' Scott Disick
  10. 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' New Vanity Fair Covers Offer New Look at Cast Members

CELEBS PHOTO