Originally Published: March 23 , 2005
Touchstone Pictures and Ben Affleck are going, going, gone!
Ben Affleck will make his directing debut with this adaptation of the novel Gone, Baby, Gone, by Mystic River author Dennis Lehane. The picture had previously been in development at Paramount Pictures with producer Alan Ladd Jr.
The film revolves around a pair of private detectives in a working-class Boston neighborhood that are hired to search for a kidnapped 4-year-old girl. The film is based on a script by Affleck himself.
Shooting will begin this fall in Boston. Affleck won’t act in the film.
Affleck will also soon be appearing in the film Truth, Justice and the American Way. In addition, I have been reading that Affleck may appear in Die Hard 4.0 playing the role of Bruce Willis’ son. I can not confirm this, but Movieweb has a story on the scoop.