Crime drama set up with Affleck, Damon's shingle
Warner Bros. is in talks to acquire Matthew Aldrich’s crime drama “Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses” and set it up with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck via their studio-based Pearl Street shingle.
Chris Moore and Drew Vinton are also producing.
CAA, which reps Aldrich (“The Cleaner”), conducted the auction for “Father Daughter Time” and received offers from multiple bidders. Script is focused on a man and his daughter on a multi-state crime spree.
Affleck and Damon signed a first-look producing deal at Warner Bros. last year. The thesps previously partnered as producers at Disney-based LivePlanet along with Chris Moore and Sean Bailey.
Affleck directed and acted in Warner actioner “The Town” while Damon has starred for the studio in “The Informant,” “Invictus” and “Hereafter.”
Affleck was last seen in “The Company Men” while Damon toplined “The Adjustment Bureau.”