‘Killer Inside Me’ Adaptation Finally Prepping Shoot!

Marc Rocco will direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson noir novel The Killer Inside Me, according to Variety. Robert Weinbach wrote the script, and his Cyclone Prods. will produce with Chris Hanley’s Muse Film Prods. Published in 1952, “The Killer Inside Me” concerns a deputy sheriff in a West Texas town whose kind Everyman demeanor masks his true dark self. He is slowly revealed as a psychotic killer. Rocco (“Murder in the First”) said financing is being finalized for a fall start, subject to casting. “I loved the idea of filming a beautiful small town and adding an antihero who is right out of the films of the 1970s,” Rocco said. “We will put him into a post-9/11 world, and one interesting layer to the script is how much technology has changed the definition of a small town.

Source: Variety