As we learn from Cinefilos.it will debut on March 17, 2023 exclusively on star inside Disney+ in Italy, The Boston Strangler, writer-director Matt Ruskin’s 20th Century Studios true-crime thriller about the pioneering female journalists who chronicled the story of the infamous 1960s Boston Strangler murders.
The Boston Strangler stars two-time Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game, Pride and Prejudice), Emmy nominee Carrie Coon (Fargo, The Gilded Age), by Alessandro Nivola (Amsterdam), David Dastmalchian (Dunes), Morgan Spector (Homeland – Spy Hunt), Bill Camp (Joker) and Academy Award winner Chris Cooper (The Orchid Thief). Written and directed by Matt Ruskin (The courage to fight), the film is produced by Ridley Scott (Survivor – The Martian), Kevin J. Walsh (House of Gucci), Michael Pruss (American Woman), Josey McNamara (A Promising Young Woman) and Tom Ackerley (Tonya), while Michael Fottrell (Fast & Furious 8) and Sam Roston will serve as executive producers. Sam Roston will supervise for Scott Free and Bronte Payne for LuckyChap.
The Boston Strangler follows Loretta McLaughlin (Keira Knightley), a reporter for the Record-American newspaper, who becomes the first reporter to find a correlation between the Boston Strangler murders. As the mysterious killer claims more and more victims, Loretta tries to continue her investigation together with colleague and confidante Jean Cole (Carrie Coon), but the duo find themselves hampered by the rampant sexism of the time. Nonetheless, McLaughlin and Cole continue the story at great personal risk and risking their own lives in an attempt to uncover the truth.