Inspired by the confessional intimacy afforded by red carpet season, Ben Affleck
has finally cast aside all speculation and confirmed which Boston-set movie he will make next in Boston, thus ending his Argo
phase of experimenting with fantastical, non-Boston settings. Affleck
tells MTV his next directing project will be the gangster story Live By Night
’s second adaptation of a Dennis Lehane
novel (after Gone Baby Gone
), and one that has so many of the characteristics that Affleck
finds appealing about stories set in Boston, such as their taking place almost entirely in Boston. Published last fall, Live By ...