Ben Affleck has signed on to star in Hypnotic, a new action-thriller from Sin City director Robert Rodriguez. The Argo and Justice League star will play a detective investigating a series of impossible high-end heists who becomes entangled in a mystery involving his missing daughter and a secret government program. Production is set to start in April.
Hypnotic is the first project under a new strategic partnership between Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 and Mark Gill’s Solstice Studios.
Rodriguez and Robinov will produce the film together with Studio 8’s Guy Danella and John Graham. Solstice will handle U.S. distribution and international sales.
The Hollywood Reporter