Rocco Feeds The Killer Inside

Marc Rocco (“Murder in the First”) will direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson noir novel “The Killer Inside Me” reports Variety.

Published in 1952, “The Killer Inside Me” concerns a deputy sheriff in a West Texas town whose kind Everyman demeanor masks his true dark self. He is slowly revealed as a psychotic killer.

Robert Weinbach wrote the script adaptation. Financing is presently being finalized for a Fall start.

Thompson has authored such books as “The Grifters,” “The Getaway” and “After Dark, My Sweet.”