Renner plays James Coughlin in the crime drama, The Town. Four friends from Charlestown, Boston have just gotten away with one of their biggest bank heists. After the heist, they follow the bank manager for a few days to see if she is talking to the police. When Doug MacRay starts to fall in love with the bank manager, things get complicated for all of them. Director Ben Affleck also co-stars in the film.
He’s a product of his environment, so I had to really understand the environment, you know the accent. It all kind of mushes together, the attitude that comes with that accent and them being a product of their environment.