Ben Affleck is in converses with Warner Bros. for a spin-off of a year ago’s activity thriller The Accountant.
The studio is likewise in transactions to bring back screenwriter Bill Dubuque, chief Gavin O’Connor, and makers Lynette Howell Taylor and Mark Williams for the untitled venture.
The Accountant likewise featured Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. The storyline took after a residential area affirmed open bookkeeper with advanced a mental imbalance who makes his living uncooking the books of criminal associations.
His character had gotten broad military preparing as a youngster, which he utilizes as a grown-up to secure himself. Affleck’s character acknowledges installment in different non-money structures, for example, uncommon funnies, gold blocks, and depictions by celebrated craftsmen. He shaped a connection with Kendrick’s character and saved her after they were focused for death.
The Accountant was an effective entertainer with a financial plan of $44 million and an overall gross of $155 million. Affleck coordinated, composed, created, and featured in a year ago’s Warner Bros. period thriller Live by Night, yet that venture failed to meet expectations with just $22 million in overall film industry on a $65 million spending plan.
Affleck will be viewed as Batman in Justice League, which Warner Bros. opens Nov. 17.
WME reps Affleck and O’Connor. CAA and Zero Gravity Management rep Dubuque. The news was first detailed by Deadline Hollywood.