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Austin Butler to star in Darren Aronofsky’s next film, "Caught Stealing"

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Austin Butler to star in Darren Aronofsky’s next film, "Caught Stealing"

Actor Austin Butler, nominated for an Oscar for best actor for “Elvis,” will be the protagonist of “Caught Stealing”, the filmmaker’s next filmDarren Aronofsky, according to what the specialized media “Variety” announced this Wednesday. The film, acquired by Sony Pictures, follows Hank Thompson, a former baseball player who unknowingly, plunges into a savage fight for survival in the criminal underworld of central New York in the 1990s.

The film is based on a book of the same name by Charlie Huston, who will write the script. “I’m excited to partner with my old friends at Sony Pictures to bring Charlie’s adrenaline-filled rollercoaster to life. I’m looking forward to working with Austin and my family of New York filmmakers,” Aronofsky said in a statement released by ” Variety”.

He The director’s career includes titles such as “Black Swan” (2011), for which he was nominated for an Oscar for best director, o “The Whale”, who won two statuettesincluding best actor for Brendan Fraser.

Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group president Sanford Panitch noted in another statement that Aronofsky is “one of the most brilliant audiovisual storytellers around,” and that adapting Huston’s book with Butler as the protagonist was an “overly exciting” opportunity. “as not to be part of it.

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