The site reports that Friedkin revealed at the Lumiere Festival in France that he is teaming with producer Bobby Maresco (Million Dollar Baby) for a new take on the story, which will shift the story from Texan trailer parks to upper class Houston.
“It’s set among the millionaires and billionaires, who have their wives or business competitors killed,” said Friedkin. “Joe is a hired killer who frames bad guys for the murders who can’t get arrested for something else, or he makes them look like suicides…He becomes a kind of avenging angel in the series because he doesn’t just kill anybody for hire. He has to feel that guy in some way deserves to go.”
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard