Irish author Ken Bruen set for the Big Screen

While Jo (Roberts) is chained down in a dead end supermarket job, her friends are all out on their own separate adventures: Cassandra (Egerton) is jetting off to New York to meet her Internet boyfriend; Kerrys (Warren-Markland) is on a one woman crusade fighting for female liberation and Shannon (Lovibond) is on a one way trip to meet her maker. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but fate itself. These 4 girls are about to have 3 days they will never forget, spanning to 2 cities. That is … if they survive

The writer of the Martin Scorsese film ‘The Departed’ is bringing a novel by Irish crime author Ken Bruen to the big screen.


William Monahan has acquired the rights to Bruen’s ‘London Boulevard’ and has nearly completed the script for the film which marks his directorial debut.


The story follows a London ex-convict who tries to go straight, but numerous people from his past and present lure him toward a life of crime.


TIDBIT: Monahan is currenly working on an adaptation of John Pearson’s book THE GAMBLERS –a “fact-based thriller about a drug dealer who traded a prison sentence for an undercover stint.”