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Ben Affleck’s “Argo” lit up this year’s Toronto Film Festival, and all its stars came out to celebrate the film’s premiere.

With the release of the 1970s-set film, cineastes and critics have loudly proclaimed: Affleck is no longer plagued by his past moviemaking mistakes; he is now a respectable filmmaker.

Here, Affleck plays as Tony Mendez, a C.I.A. officer who hatched a plan to extricate six American hostages from Iran in 1979… Continue reading 'Argo' Premiere: Ben Affleck, George Clooney Hit The Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

  • Javier Bardem @ ‘Sons Of The Clouds: The Last Colony’ Premiere

    Actor/ Producer Javier Bardem attends the ‘Sons Of The Clouds: The Last Colony’ premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at the Ryerson Theatre on September 13, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sarjoun Faour Photography/Getty Images)

  • Penelope Cruz @ ‘Twice Born’ Premiere

    Actress Penelope Cruz arrives at the ‘Twice Born’ premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

  • Yesterday afternoon, Variety reported the surprising idea that Warner Bros. is looking at Ben Affleck as a choice to helm its long-proposed Justice League movie. Hours later, Deadline literally called “bullsh*t” on the news, claiming that Affleck’s people have been denying the notion all week. The actor/director does seem an odd choice for a project that would involve the team-up of such mythic characters as Superman, Batman

    Fox’s 2003 Daredevil movie was on the mind of comic book movie fans earlier this week when there was some back-and-forth over whether Disney and Fox might swap some movie rights, but now DD’s star Ben Affleck is getting the spotlight with the news that Warner Bros. apparently wants the former Man Without Fear to direct its tentative Justice League movie.

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    More new movie… Continue reading Warner Bros. Eyes Former 'Daredevil' Star Ben Affleck To Direct 'Justice League' Film

    You 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'