The greatonce said, “In writing, you must kill you darlings.” Considered as one of the world’s best writing advices, it is now being used in the latest film with Daniel Radcliffe.
The film is called Kill Your Darlings and has Radcliffe portraying Allen Ginsberg. The film also stars Dane DeHaan as Lucien Carr, Jack Houston as, as David Kammerer and Ben Foster as William Burroughs.
From /Film, here is a synopsis of the movie, "the film centers on the circle of literary friends that included Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Lucien Carr. Also among Carr’s associates was an older man named David Kammerer, who was in love with Carr and followed the young man around the country. In 1944, Kammerer made a sexual advance on Carr that, according to Carr, turned violent, and Carr stabbed and killed Kammerer. After dumping the body in the Hudson River, Carr turned to Kammerer’s long-time friend William Burroughs and then Kerouac for help." Check out the set photos from the film were we get to see our first look at Radcliffe as Ginsberg courtesy of The Huffington Post and Daily Mail.