William H. Macy to lead cast in Freaky Deaky

William H. Macy has signed on to lead in the Elmore Leonard adaptation Freaky Deaky.


Macy will reportedly be playing the film’s lead character, Chris Mankowski, a Detroit police sergeant who moves from the bomb squad to sex crimes, coming up against a group 60’s radicals who now, in the story’s 70’s setting, are part of an investigation involving the bombing of a limousine.


Charles Matthau is directing the film which will shoot on location in Michigan.