Oscar-winner Ben Affleck has officially signed on for the leading role in filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s action-thriller “Hypnotic” which is expected to start filming in April.
Affleck will play a detective who becomes entangled in a mystery involving his missing daughter and a secret government program, while investigating a string of impossible high-end heists.
Rodriguez pens and directs the project which adjusted its production schedule to accommodate the actor. Studio 8 and Solstice Studios will produce.
Affleck has sports drama “The Way Back, political thriller “The Last Thing He Wanted,” Ridley Scott’s high profile “The Last Duel” and the thriller “Deep Water” all on the way.