Ben Affleck To Direct ‘American Bullshit’?

Ben Affleck took on bank robbing criminals, and now, he may take on Congressional criminals.Deadline is reporting that Affleck, who scored a major hit with his second directorial effort, ‘The Town,’ is perusing a number of projects to bring …

Ben Affleck took on bank robbing criminals, and now, he may take on Congressional criminals.

Deadline is reporting that Affleck, who scored a major hit with his second directorial effort, ‘The Town,’ is perusing a number of projects to bring to the big screen, including one called ‘American Bullshit.’ The script is on the annual blacklist, Hollywood code for top scripts that were not produced in the last year.

Deadline quotes the blacklist description, which calls it, “the true story of Abscam, the FBI’s 1980 undercover sting operation of Congress to root out corruption which was the brainchild of the world’s greatest con man.”

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