Date: 24th March 2005

Ben to go behind the camera

Ben Affleck has signed up for his directorial debut.

He will direct the adaptation of the novel Gone, Baby, Gone, written by Mystic River author Dennis Lehane reports

The film will follow two private detectives in a working-class Boston, Massachusetts, neighbourhood who are hired to search for a kidnapped four-year-old girl.

Affleck, who most recently appeared onscreen in Surviving Christmas, will not appear in the movie, and will start shooting in Boston, where he grew up, in the autumn.

Source: Press Release