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.”