19 November 2015

Brendan Gleeson in Ben Affleck's next movie

Deadline.com has reported that Brendan Gleeson has joined the cast of Live By Night, Ben Affleck's adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel. The book was published in 2012 and won an Edgar Award for novel of the year.

Gleeson will play a prominent Boston police captain whose defiant son Joe Coughlin (Affleck) climbs a ladder of organised crime in the Prohibition era.