Casey Affleck (The Finest Hours) is set to star in thriller Villain a project he wrote the screenplay for.
In a city overrun with crime. A man (Ben Affleck) loses everything of meaning in his life when a brutal home invasion leaves his family dead and two bullets lodged in his head. He develops a unique power in the wake of his trauma — an ability to see into people’s pasts, presents, and futures — and goes on a mission of revenge to find the men who killed his family, and in the process clean up his city long overdue for justice.
Villain will be directed by Mikael Marcimain will direct, with Teddy Schwarzman and Ben Stillman producing via Schwarzman’s Black Bear Pictures banner, along with Affleck.