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Lehane says his book will be Affleck movie

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On the eve of the release of his new movie “Argo,” Ben Affleck is already onto his next project. Dennis Lehane confirmed Thursday that Affleck plans to produce, write, direct, and star in the movie version of Lehane’s latest, “Live by Night,” about the son of a corrupt Boston police captain who gets involved in organized crime. Affleck made his directorial debut with “Gone Baby Gone,” which is based on a Lehane book.

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