Knowledge Identifier: +Dennis_Lehane
The film was said to be similar to "Good Will Hunting" given its setting in Boston 's working class areas like Southie and Dorchester, even though production ended in 1996, more than a year before "Good Will Hunting"
Mystic River (novel) - "'Mystic River"' is a novel by Dennis Lehane that was published in 2001
Shutter Island - "'Shutter Island"' is a best-selling novel by Dennis Lehane, published by Harper Collins in April 2003
Lehane returned as a writer for the fourth season in 2006 and wrote the teleplay for the episode "Refugees" from a story he co-wrote with producer Ed Burns
The Given Day - "'The Given Day"' is a novel by Dennis Lehane published in September 2008; it is about the early twentieth-century period and set in Boston, Massachusetts, where its actions include the 1919 police strike, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the thriving Greenwood District was known as the "Black Wall Street"
His novel "Shutter Island" was adapted into a film by Martin Scorsese in 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio - DiCaprio continued his run with Scorsese in the 2010 psychological thriller film Shutter Island, based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane.
Boston Book Festival - In 2010, the festival included 130 authors and over 40 sessions, with presenters including Bill Bryson, Food Network star Tyler Florence, Boston novelist Dennis Lehane, Nobel Prize winners Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen, Diary of a Wimpy Kid creator Jeff Kinney, and Atul Gawande
Ben Affleck - In November 2015, Affleck will begin filming his fourth directorial project, "Live by Night", an adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel