Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment is also involved in the true-life serial killer story.
Keira Knightley is set to star in new serial killer drama Boston Strangler, which boasts Ridley Scott and Margot Robbie as producers. As per Deadline, Crown Heights creator Matt Ruskin has written the script and will direct, with shooting set to kick off this coming December in the city where the infamous crimes took place.
Disney subsidiary 20th Century Studios are behind the project, with Scott and Kevin Walsh of Scott Free part of the producorial team alongside Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara of Robbie's LuckyChap Entertainment. Two-time Academy Award nominee Knightley will play Loretta McLaughlin, with the story following her groundbreaking investigation into the titular murderer.