The NESFA clubhouse is in the running to become a location for Ben Affleck’s next movie, The Town, announced Tim Szczesuil at the June 7 meeting. A location manager for GK Films inquired about the possibility of renting the property, and took photos of the clubhouse that the producers will use to make their selection.
Wnd what kind of movie will this be? “Calling all thugs with a Boston accent” was the lead in one website’s announcement of a local casting call. The Town is an adaptation of Chuck Hogan’s novel Prince of Thieves, and as Affleck explained in a recent interview:
It’s based on a true fact that there is this neighborhood in Boston called Charlestown where there are more armed robbers per capita than anywhere else in the world.
So now you see what comes from allowing too many hucksters to loiter on NESFA’s premises.