© 2024 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
WBFO brings you NPR's live coverage of the Republican National Convention tonight and tomorrow night from 9pm-11pm.

Childhood Friends Team for 'Capote'

The just-released film Capote goes behind the writing of the classic true-crime story, In Cold Blood.

Capote, based on the biography by Gerald Clarke and starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman in the title role, explores how Truman Capote came to tell the story of murder in Kansas and the two killers eventually brought to justice. Capote originally went to cover the story fo The New Yorker magazine and eventually became so obsessed with it that he turned it into a best-selling book.

Dan Futterman, an actor known for roles on Judging Amy and Will & Grace, wrote the screenplay. He and director Bennett Miller, childhood friends who teamed up to make the movie, talk with Linda Wertheimer.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.