Author Dennis Lehane to adapt his own Animal Rescue
Now, according to Variety, Lehane is finally going to write for the movies (after having turned down all previous offers made to him) with an adaptation of his own ANIMAL RESCUE. The short story, taken from the Akashic Books anthology "Boston Noir" (which Lehane also edited), centers on a killing that results from a lost and contested pit bull.
Former News Corp. honcho Peter Chernin is on board as producer. You may recall that he's also the guy behind CAESAR, the proposed Planet of the Apes reboot, as well as the recently announced DAREDEVIL reboot. Hmmm...
|Extra Tidbit:||Lehane worked on a few episodes of HBO's better-than-pretty-much-anything-ever "The Wire".|