Boston writer, Dennis Lehane's 2012 novel, Live by Night [F LEH, also eBook] has been given the Hollywood treatment and will be released next January. It stars another Boston area boy, Ben Affleck.
Read the book now before the demand begins! And while you're waiting, pick up one of these other movies based on a Dennis Lehane novel: The Drop [DVD DRO], Mystic River [DVD MYS], Shutter Island [DVD SHU]. Lehane was also a writer on the tv series Boardwalk Empire [DVD BOA].