For the past few months, word has been kicking around Louisiana that William Friedkin
would be shooting a new film with Matthew McConaughey
called Killer Joe
. And now the news is official; Friedkin has lined up McConaughey and Emile Hirsch
for the film, which will shoot late this fall.THR
says that a November 8 start date is planned and that the shoot will take place in and around New Orleans.
The Killer Joe
script is by Tracy Letts