Hamm, Hall Set for Affleck’s Next Directing Gig

Jon Hamm and Rebecca Hall will join Ben Affleck in The Town, the sophomore directorial effort from Affleck. Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are behind the romantic crime thriller. Graham King is producing.

Town is an adaptation of the Chuck Hogan novel Prince of Thieves and follows the relationship between a bank manager, a career criminal and a dedicated FBI agent out to get the thief and his gang.

Hamm is playing the FBI agent, Hall is the bank manager at the heart of the love triangle and Affleck is the crook.

Hamm and Hall will shoot Town in September in Boston. Affleck rewrote the draft by Peter Craig and Hogan.

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