The master actor will also be directing the thriller “Knox Goes Away”, in which he will take the leading role.
Michael Keaton is getting ready to go behind the camera for the second time in his career and direct the noir thriller “Knox Goes Away” starring himself.
The screenplay for the movie was written by Gregory Poirier. Poirier, who has written the screenplays of movies such as “The Grand Treasure: The Book of Secrets” and “The Spy at My Door”, is best known for the screenplay of the movie “Rosewood” directed by John Singleton. Poirier was awarded the Writers Guild of America (WGA) award for this screenplay.
“Knox Goes Away” will debut on the film market held at the Cannes Film Festival, which welcomes participants from all walks of the cinema industry. Filming is scheduled to begin late next summer in Los Angeles.
announcing the news The WrapHe also shared the synopsis of the movie: “Knox Goes Away” tells the story of a hit man who is diagnosed with a fast-progressing form of dementia and is able to free himself by saving the life of his estranged adult son. However, in order to achieve this, he has to fight both the police and his rapidly clouding mind.
Michael Keaton directed the movie “The Merry Gentleman” for the first time in 2008, but this directorial debut received generally negative reviews.