Actor Austin Butler, nominated for an Oscar for best actor for “Elvis”, will be the protagonist of “Caught Stealing”, the filmmaker’s next filmDarren Aronofsky, as reported this Wednesday by the specialized media “Variety”. The film, acquired by Sony Pictures, follows Hank Thompson, a former baseball player who unknowingly, embarks on a fierce fight for survival in the criminal underworld of central New York in the 1990s..

The film is based on the book of the same name by Charlie Huston, who will write the screenplay. “I’m thrilled to partner with my old friends at Sony Pictures to bring Charlie’s adrenaline-filled roller coaster to life. I look forward to working with Austin and my New York filmmaking family,” Aronofsky said in a press release published by “Variety”.

He The director’s career includes such titles as “Black Swan” (2011), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, or “The Whale”, who won two statuettesincluding Best Actor for Brendan Fraser.

Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group Chairman Sanford Panitch noted in another statement that Aronofsky is “one of the most brilliant audiovisual storytellers around” and that adapting Huston’s book with Butler as the protagonist was an opportunity “too exciting” because of not being part of it. of it.

By wbu4c

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *