Touchstone developing Boys Town, a buddy movie with a twist

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com June 15 2001 12:00 AM ET

Jordan Budde and Robert Ellsworth will be writing the buddy formula picture Boys Town for Touchstone Pictures, according to Variety. The premise is that a macho drug enforcement agent, investigating the murder of his estranged gay brother, is paired with a gay activist as the liaison between the police and the gay community. No decisions have been made yet as to casting.