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Dennis Lehane’s Hitman Story ‘Consumers’ Set as Movie

Toronto-based production company Lumanity has optioned Dennis Lehane’s “Consumers” for a feature film adaptation.

Robert Budreau will write the script, centered on a hitman who targets those in the world of high finance. Budreau will also produce and Adam Moryto will exec produce.

Lehane’s novels “Shutter Island,” “Mystic River” and “Gone Baby Gone” were adapted into films. His”Animal Rescue” is being developed by Chernin Entertainment and “They Live By Night” has been set up at Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way.

“I was attracted to the story because of the potential to combine classic Lehane elements of Boston crime-drama with a critique of American consumerism and capitalism.” Budreau said.

Lumanity’s films include “That Beautiful Somewhere,” “The Boss” and “Solo.”

Lehane is represnted by Amy Schiffman of Intellectual Property Group on behalf of The Ann Rittenberg Agency.  Budreau is represented by Brooke Ehrlich Artist Management and attorney James Feldman at Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler & Feldman.

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