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gyi0063062530 Warner Bros. Wants Ben Affleck to Direct The StandYou might covet things like an iPad, iPhone or fancy Blu-ray player; studios covet talent — as well as making money. Warner Bros. is hoping this brings both: according to Deadline, the studio wants Ben Affleck to write and direct its adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Stand,’ though no deals have been worked out and its unknown whether Affleck himself has interest. If this does happen, Affleck would… Continue reading Warner Bros. Wants Ben Affleck to Direct 'The Stand'

Ben Affleck to Direct The Stand ?

October 21, 2011

stand Ben Affleck to Direct The Stand ?Deadline reports that Ben Affleck is the man Warner Bros. is eyeing to adapt and direct The Stand, another adaptation of Stephen King’s famous tome, except this time, it’s headed to the big screen.

Affleck is currently helming Argo, so The Stand movie is in its infancy. The actor has certainly proven himself in the director’s chair with Gone Baby Gone and

Casey Affleck Joins Paradise Lost

September 22, 2011

belle affleck Casey Affleck Joins Paradise LostCasey Affleck has joined the cast of Legendary Pictures’ Paradise Lost, reports Variety. Alex Proyas is set to direct the action adventure, which is already set to star Bradley Cooper, Benjamin Walker and Djimon Hounsou.

The film is an adaptation of John Milton’s 17th-century English poem about the epic war in heaven between archangels Michael (Walker) and Lucifer (Cooper), and will be

August 23, 2011

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Ben Affleck is in talks to direct and star in the thriller Line of Sight at Warner Bros. Pictures. The film is being produced by Joel Silver and Andrew Rona.

The project would be his follow-up to Argo, a political thriller about the Tehran hostage crisis produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov. That film starts shooting in September.

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Affleck Casts Alan Arkin for Argo

Ben Affleck has started the casting process for his Tehran hostage thriller Argo and the first name out of the hat is Oscar-winning actor Alan Arkin ( Little Miss Sunshine ) who will play Hollywood producer Lester Siegel, an O.S.S. veteran described as equal parts bookie and rabbi, according to Variety .

The film is about how the CIA teamed with the Canadian government to rescue six U.S. dipomats who’d been… Continue reading Affleck Casts Alan Arkin for Argo