Writer To Director:
Monahan has an enviably consistent list of screenwriting credits. He's penned
Kingdom of Heaven
Body of Lies
Edge of Darkness
, and was awarded an Oscar for
, which was only his second screenplay to be produced.
Monahan's directorial debut,
, is, as you may have guessed from the title, a very British affair. Based on a novel by Ken Bruen, the romantically-tinged crime-drama stars Colin Farrell as a recently released con who befriends Keira Knightley's reclusive movie star. Ray Winstone is also lending his uniquely-cockney charms to the film.
Don't Quit The Day Job?
's not due out until 15th October, but colour us intrigued…