Ben Affleck Stars as a Prohibition Rum Runner in 'Live by Night'

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Ben Affleck stars in "Live by Night," with Zoe Saldana.

Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck wrote, directed, produced and stars in the new film, “Live By Night,” based on the 2012 crime thriller novel by Dennis Lehane. It follows the story of Joe Coughlin (Affleck), a WWI vet and a self-proclaimed outlaw, who also happens to be the son of the Boston Police Deputy Superintendent. Joe heads down a risky path, leaving Boston for Tampa to work at an illegal rum running operation at the height of Prohibition.

Opens in limited release on December 25th, and in theaters nationwide on January 13th.