According to Variety, Warner Bros. has tapped Alex Holmes to rewrite and direct The Interpretation of Murder.

The film is an adaptation of a novel from Jed Rubenfeld.

The film follows a protege of Sigmund Freud who uncovers a bunch of grizzly murders in New York City at the turn-of-the-century.

The screenplay was written by Chris Kyle.

The novel was originally published in 2007 from Picador Press.