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Director Ben Affleck to take on ‘Bunker Hill’?

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Deadline.com reports that Warner Brothers has spent six figures for the screen rights to the forthcoming Nathaniel Philbrick book, “Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution” for hometown director Ben Affleck. That means Affleck is attached to three local projects: the Bunker Hill story, his Whitey Bulger movie, and his adaptation of local author Dennis Lehane’s novel “Live By Night.” Viking releases the Bunker Hill book on April 30.

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