Actor Colin Farrell has launched Chapel Place Productions and announced a film adaptation of Dervla McTiernan’s Irish crime novel “The Ruin” as the company’s first project and are partnering with Hopscotch Features on the project.
Set in Galway, the story follows detective Cormac Reilly as he is thrown back into a case from 20 years ago involving two children whose mother died of an overdose.
The twisting tale delves into the dark heart of Ireland, examining police corruption and the abuses of the church through the eyes of the detective.
The book was the first in a series of novels with the second published earlier this year. Lee Magiday (“The Lobster”) will produce.