20th Century Studios has released the trailer for The Boston Strangler , the thriller starring Keira Knightley and Carrie Coon , and focused on journalists Loretta McLaughlin and Jean Cole ,
who investigated the Boston Strangler case in the 1960s.In our territory the film will be available on Disney+ starting March 17thThe film follows Loretta McLaughlin (Keira Knightley), a reporter for the Record-American newspaper, who becomes the first reporter to find a correlation between the Boston Strangler murders. As the mysterious killer claims more and more victims, Loretta tries to continue her investigation together with colleague and confidante Jean Cole (Carrie Coon), but the duo find themselves hampered by the rampant sexism of the time. Nonetheless, McLaughlin and Cole continue the story at great personal risk and risking their own lives in an attempt to uncover the truth.
The cast also includes Alessandro Nivola ( Amsterdam ), David Dastmalchian ( Dune ), Morgan Spector ( Homeland ), Bill Camp ( Joker ) and Academy Award winner Chris Cooper ( The Orchid Thief ). Written and directed by Matt Ruskin ( Courage to Fight ), the film is produced by Ridley Scott ( The Martian ), Kevin J. Walsh ( House of Gucci ), Michael Pruss (American Woman ), Josey McNamara ( Hopeless Woman ) and Tom Ackerley ( Tonya ), while Michael Fottrell ( Fast & Furious 8 ) and Sam Roston are executive producers.