Barry L. Levy will direct Stranglehold, a movie about the Boston Strangler Task Force with Todd Garner and Sean Robins producing through their Broken Road company, reports Variety. “Stranglehold tells the untold true story of the Boston Strangler Task Force, which was assembled as a special unit by the Massachusetts Attorney General to stop the […]
Barry L. Levy got his film career started by writing the David DeCoteau-helmed genre films THE BROTHERHOOD and WOLVES OF WALL STREET, following those up with the bigger budgeted thrillers VANTAGE POINT and PARANOIA. Levy is now set to...Show More Summary
A is for Albert DeSalvo, also known as the "Boston Strangler." He killed 13 women in the Boston Area. B is for BTK, or "Bind, Torture, Kill," as he was known. He, well, you can probably infer. C is for Andrei Chikatilo, the "ButcherShow More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: WME has signed writer Chuck MacLean, the screenwriter whose 2014 Black List script Boston Strangler has been set up at Warner Bros for Casey Affleck and Kevin McCormick. The screenplay is set in the 1960s and centers on aShow More Summary
A decapitated cat is right out of the playbook of serial killers, including the Son of Sam, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Albert DeSalvo (the “Boston strangler”). Animal abusers are deeply... The post PETA Statement re Reports That Robert Durst Killed and Dismembered Animals appeared first on PETA.
Victims Rachel Lazarus, Helen Blake, 65 Ida Irga, 75 Mrs J. Delaney Patricia Bissette, 23 Daniela Saunders, Mary Sullivan, 19 Mrs. Israel Goldberg Margaret Cadigan Sophie Clark, 20 Anna E. Slesers, 55 Jane Sullivan, 67 Cheryl Laird (pictures start upper left to right, then lower left to right) Albert DeSalvo was never tried or convicted […]
Between June 14, 1962 and January 4, 1964, 13 women were victims of what was thought to be a serial killer in Boston, Massachusetts.
by Rob Sperry-Fromm Boston Strangler at Acheron in 2012 (more by Sarja Hasan) As is generally the case, there's a whole bunch of cool hardcore/punk shows in NYC in the coming months. Here's a rundown of upcoming local shows and...
by Doug Moore Infest in Miami, 2013 (more by Kris Alan Carter) The lineup and details for this year's Damaged City Fest in Washington, DC have been announced. The festival will take place on April 11 and 12 at St....
One Hour Photo director Mark Romanek is in talks to direct Casey Affleck in a new film about the Boston Strangler, one of America's most notorious serial killers. The film will help fulfill the Affleck brothers' vow to play more Boston-based...Show More Summary
Last month we reported that Warner Bros. had acquired Boston Strangler, a thriller pitch about the desperate search for the murderer who terrorized the Boston area during the early 1960s. Casey Affleck (who knows his Boston sht) was already set to star with a script... Read More
One of the most famous serial killers in U.S. history is creeping closer to the bigscreen as Variety is reporting that NEVER LET ME GO and ONE HOUR PHOTO director Mark Romanek is in talks to direct BOSTON STRANGLER for Warner Bros. with...Show More Summary
There remains an eerie fog hanging over the story of the Boston Strangler. Albert DeSalvo was arrested in 1964 under suspicion of being the killer, who stalked and murdered thirteen women in the Boston area. However, his confessions were often broken, inaccurate statements, where his claims would pinpoint him in multiple locations at once. Show More Summary
Lots of directors getting attached in the news to kick off the New Year. The latest is Mark Romanek, director of One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, who is now in talks to direct the Boston Strangler movie for Warner Bros. Variety broke...Show More Summary
The crime drama follows a detective trying to solve the case in the early 1960s. The story takes place over a year and a half in Beantown. [...]
ONE HOUR PHOTO and NEVER LET ME GO director, Mark Romanek set to team with Casey Affleck to team on a new film based on the notorious serial killer, THE BOSTON STRANGLER Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. Here is some...Show More Summary
After leaving Cinderella because his dark take didn’t jibe with Disney’s more upbeat vision, Mark Romanek is about to dive into some very sinister territory indeed. The Never Let Me Go helmer is in talks to direct Warner Bros.’ Boston Strangler, described as a Se7en or Zodiac-esque take on one of the most infamous serial […]
Announced for Casey Affleck to star last month, Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming Boston Strangler may have found a director. Variety reports that One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go helmer Mark Romanek is in talks to take on the true crime...Show More Summary
by Doug Moore Boston hardcore band Peacebreakers -- who feature members of The Boston Strangler, Scapegoat, Blank Stare and more -- are about to play Toronto's Not Dead Yet Fest, and not long after that they'll come to NYC for...
Martin of Crudos/Limp Wrist at Chaos in Tejas 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro) One of the most stellar lineups of hardcore/punk on this side of Chaos in Tejas is Not Dead Yet, a collection of four days of shows on...