Ben Affleck to star and direct Warner Bros next venture The Town

September 16th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Hollywood actor Ben Affleck would direct and star in Warner Bros next venture The Town.

Affleck would be seen playing a career thief who becomes smitten by the manager of a bank in the new film based on Chuck Hogan novel “The Prince of Thieves, reports Variety.

The actor is also doing a rewrite on the most recent draft by Peter Craig and Hogan.

The film would be produced by Graham King under GK Films banner.

Afflecks upcoming flick includes Kevin Macdonald-directed “State of Play” for Universal, and is also a part of the romantic comedy ensemble of “Hes Just Not That Into You” for New Line. (ANI)

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